Jackson Anthony admitted to ICU


Veteran actor Jackson Anthony was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Colombo National Hospital, after meeting with an accident in Anuradhapura on 2 July.

According to hospital sources, he was admitted to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital before being transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. Two others were also admitted to the Anuradhapura Hospital.

Anthony and two other persons were injured when their vehicle collided with a wild elephant in Thalawa, Anuradhapura. They were returning from a film shoot at Haththikuchchi Viharaya in Galgamuwa.

The two others are receiving treatment at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital and one of them is in the ICU.

On the instructions of Thalawa Police OIC, Senior Inspector Lansakara, OIC Traffic Division, Inspector Chandrasiri and team are conducting further investigations.

By Sahan Tennekoon