The truck driver who rammed into the official vehicle of the Chief of Defence Forces Gen. Wilson Mbadi last night has tested positive for alcohol.
Kampala East Regional Traffic Commander Abdikadir Gamal, says that Abdullah Ssemusu who was driving truck number UAF 969B rammed into Gen. Mbadi’s Land Cruiser UG 0475D at Spear motors road junction around 10 pm.
Both Gen. Mbadi and Ssemusu were coming from Kinawataka towards the Kampala –Jinja highway.
Ssemusu knocked Mbadi in front of Spear motor’s house and chose to drive off. “
After the accident, motor vehicle UAF 969B sped off towards Ntinda stretch and was followed by the CDF’s bodyguards who upon reaching the junction to Ntinda industrial area shot the tires, and the same vehicle overturned, SP Gamal said.
He says that the bodyguards arrested Ssemusu and handed him over to the police who have since opened inquiries vide police file 495/2022 at Jinja road policing division headquarters.
The legally prescribed limit is 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood, which is equivalent to 35 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milligrams of breath. END.