An examination scout posted by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) to Soroti district to monitor the on going senior six exams has been admitted at Soroti regional referral hospital after he was knocked down from a bicycle by a speeding trailer on Wednesday.
Mr James Kepilimo, 39, a teacher attached to Sebei College was knocked while on his way to collect examination papers from Soroti police barracks for Soroti municipality schools.
According to a nurse who attended to the patient but wished not to be mentioned, the victim sustained a broken leg and he is in severe pain.
Mr Sylvester Ocaatum, the headteacher Teso College Aloet, who also doubles as UNEB centre coordinator for Soroti district said that they rushed their colleague to Soroti hospital where he is being attended to after he was involved in an accident.
“We were saddened upon receiving the information hope to have another scout take over his role,” he said.
Mr Hassan Juma Nyene said that the trailer registration number KBS 147C that was on its way to Sudan is being held at Soroti central police station and its driver is also under custody.
He said police is investigating the cause of the accident.
SOURCE: Daily Monitor