Car veers off road near Visakha Vidyalaya


A speeding car veered off the road and overturned near Visakha Vidyalaya in Vajira Road on 31 May, causing damage to more than 12 vehicles, including nine cars and two three-wheelers.

Police said the vehicles were parked near the school, as the G.C.E. O/L Examination was underway.

Investigations showed that the driver lost control of the vehicle. Police said the driver was sober at the time of accident.

Two people including the driver had been in the car.  The driver has been admitted to the Colombo General Hospital.

Bambalapitiya Police are conducting further investigations.

By Aloka Kasturiarachchi