The speeding vehicle registration number UG0646J was impounded on Monday evening after knocking dead a cyclist identified as Saley Webukhuru.
The vehicle was being driven by Julius Komakech who was on his way to Kampala.
According to police, Komakech lost control of the vehicle while trying to dodge a Sahara Pickup registration UAD 874N at Layibi, Layibi Division being driven by Isaac Wawiyala, a businessman in Gulu town who made an unexpected turn along Gulu-Kampala highway.
The deceased’s body was taken to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital pending postmortem.
Police arrested the drivers of both vehicles but released them on police bond. According to police in Gulu, they impounded the two vehicles and towed them to Gulu Central Police Station pending further inquiries.