Lorry driver in Nuwara Eliya accident that killed 3 women, arrested

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 12:18 PM Apr 7 2021
Local Lorry driver in Nuwara Eliya accident that killed 3 women, arrested

The driver of the lorry involved in the road accident that took place last Thursday (01) on the Nuwara Eliya - Welimada main road has been arrested.

The lorry collided with an oncoming three-wheeler in Haggala, Nuwara Eliya. Three women succumbed to their injuries, whilst the driver of the three-wheeler is still in critical condition at the Nuwara Eliya General Hospital.

The suspect, who had been evading his arrest, was caught in Matale last night said the OIC of the Nuwara Eliya Police Station.

He was produced before the Nuwara Eliya Magistrate's Court today (07) and was remanded till 20 April.



Rebecca Pavey | Published: 12:18 PM Apr 7 2021

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