NWSC Engineer Dies in Ntungamo Road Accident, a Day After Joyful Introduction Ceremony

NTUNGAMO – NWSC staff Eng. Kenneth Twesigye tragically lost his life in a fatal accident on Ntungamo Road, just a day after his introduction ceremony with fiance Prize Patience in Rukungiri district.

The couple, planning to marry on Saturday, December 9th, 2023, at St. Luke Ntinda, had envisioned celebrating their union at Hotel Africana in Kampala.

Regrettably, Eng. Kenneth’s life was cut short on Sunday, December 3rd, 2023, around 1:20 PM in an accident involving two vehicles: UBN 375Q Subaru Forester and UBP314A Toyota Hiace, white in color, at Kahunga trading center along Ntungamo-Mbarara road.

The tragedy claimed three lives, including Moses Manirakiza, 29, an engineer from Kisoro district driving the Subaru, and Herbert Mujurizi, aka Rough, the driver of the taxi.

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Rwizi region Police spokesman Kasasira revealed that the Subaru, driven by Manirakiza, was heading from Mbarara to Ntungamo in rainy conditions.

Approaching Kahunga trading center, the road was covered with running water, prompting him to swerve to the right, violating the right of way of the oncoming UBP 314A from the opposite direction, resulting in a tragic head-on collision.

Thirteen passengers in the taxi UBP314A sustained injuries and were admitted to Itojo hospital. The bodies of the deceased were transported to Itojo hospital mortuary pending postmortem.

Both vehicles were towed and parked at Ntungamo police station for inspection. The incident leaves behind a somber reminder of the fragility of life.

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