The Ssezibwa regional spokesperson, Hellen Butoto, said the truck later rammed into Esperan bar belonging to David Ssozi.
Residents at the accident scene. Photos by Jackie Nambogga
A truck driver lost control and knocked a man dead before he rammed into a bar at Kikawuula-Kamwaanyi village, Lugazi central division in Buikwe district.
The deceased who met his death by the roadside has been identified as Meddie Nsereko, a driver at Get Wise Secondary School in Lugazi town.
The Ssezibwa regional spokesperson Hellen Butoto said the truck later rammed into Esperan bar belonging to David Ssozi.
Ssozi said he heard a bang and decided to remain inside the bar until he saw part of the truck inside his facility.
He, however, said none was injured or died at the bar apart from destroying the premises.
The late Nsereko
Nsereko's remains were taken at Kawolo Hospital and the Police said the accident was due to reckless driving and speeding.
Police was hunting for the truck driver who reportedly fled after causing the accident.