Serere MP and wife perish in fatal accident

Man Jose Kayima

Serere Constituency Member of Parliament Hon. Patrick Okabe and his wife Christine Okabe have died in a fatal accident at Nabowa town council, Mbale Tirinyi Road.

Police PRO traffic and Road safety directorate ASP Faridah Nampiima has released a statement on the cause of the accident

“The territorial police at Budaka has today 19th December 2022 at around 7am, registered a fatal accident, at Nabowa town council, along the Mbale Tirinyi Road, involving motor vehicle reg no UBK 995F, a Toyota land Cruiser, and Isuzu box body registration number KCX 071K, killing on spot, the occupant in the Land Cruiser identified as Hon Okabe Patrick the Member of Parliament Serere constituency, while his wife Chritine Okabe died on the way to Hospital. The Driver only identified as Jacob remains in critical condition at Mbale regional referral hospital.

“The cause of the accident has been attributed to the Isuzu box body driver who was speeding, drifted from his side to the side of the Land cruiser that was coming from Mbale heading to Iganga and had a head on collision.”

“The driver of the Fuso box body is on the run after causing the accident.” Read the statement

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