He was reportedly knocked and died instantly by a speeding passenger vehicle, Toyota-Noah registration number UAY 753k traveling along Dokolo-Amolatar Highway on Monday around 11:45pm.
The passenger vehicle that knocked dead the teacher
school teacher in Amolatar district has been confirmed dead after he was knocked
by a speeding vehicle.
The deceased identified as Nelson Omara, has been a teacher at Amolatar Primary School.
reportedly knocked and died instantly by a speeding passenger vehicle,
Toyota-Noah registration number UAY 753k traveling along Dokolo-Amolatar
Highway on Monday at around 11:45pm.
Akaka, the Dokolo District Traffic Officer said the incident took place at
Corner Cwagere Trading Centre, Kangai Sub County in Dokolo.
the both the vehicle and the motorcycle the deceased was using have been impounded by traffic police personnel.
an eye witness said the deceased while riding a motorcycle Yamaha AG, red in
color registration number UG 0699Z traveling towards Dokolo town reportedly got
involved in a head on collision with the vehicle.
Opio, the deceased was trying to negotiate and dodge a pothole on the Dokolo-Amolatar
highway at Corner Cwagere at the time of the incident.
Omara's body has
been retrieved from the scene and taken to Dokolo Health center IV for
a postmortem. The
unidentified driver reportedly run away.
preliminary report attributed the accident to reckless driving and over
speeding by the passenger vehicle.
The 50km Highway stretch from Dokolo town via Ochero in Kaberamaido district to Amolatar town has remained in bad shape for more than six months. Despite being narrow, the road is full of potholes following the recent heavy rains.