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By Aloka Kasturiarachchi

Alawwa

A motorcyclist was killed in a fatal accident in Alawwa on Sunday (27) night.

Police said the motorcyclist was travelling towards Alawwa when he hit a car travelling in the opposite direction.

The accident occurred near the sixth mile post in Giriulla. The critically injured motorcyclist died shortly after being admitted to Kurunegala Hospital. 

The victim has been identified as a 31-year-old, Baddegama resident.

Police said the accident occurred due the reckless driving of both the motorcyclist and car driver.

The car driver has been arrested.

Minuwangoda 

A cyclist was killed in a fatal vehicle accident on Sunday.

The bicycle travelling towards Weediyawatta crashed into a three-wheeler travelling in the same direction.

Police said the bicycle tried to turn to the other side of the road.

The cyclist, who was seriously injured, died on admission to Gampaha Hospital.

The deceased is identified as a 57-year-old resident of Weediyawatta.

Police said the driver of the three-wheeler had fled the scene.

Minuwangoda Police are conducting further investigations to trace the three-wheeler driver.