Three persons killed in road accidents yesterday

Buddhika Samaraweera | Published: 2:50 PM Aug 6 2020
Local Three persons killed in road accidents yesterday

Three persons were killed in separate road accidents that occurred in the Kurunegala, Kirindiwela and Silawathura areas yesterday (05).

A three-wheeler traveling towards Kurunegala on the Dambulla-Kurunegala road in the Badagamuwa collided head-on with a lorry at around 8.05 p.m. Two persons in the three-wheeler were admitted to the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital with serious injuries, where one of them died.

A pedestrian was hit by a three-wheeler in the Galkaduwa area on the Thekkawatta Kuttiwila road at around 5 p.m. He was initially admitted to the Radawana Hospital and later transferred to the Wathupitiwala Base Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

A 22-year-old was killed when his motorcycle overturned on the Arippu-Nanattan Road in the Silawathura Police Division at around 5 p.m.

The respective Police stations are conducting further investigation into these incidents.

Buddhika Samaraweera | Published: 2:50 PM Aug 6 2020

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