A father and a daughter died when the motor cycle on which they were riding hit a parked lorry at Bulagala area on Dambulla – Kekirawa Road.
The accident occurred at 1.45 this afternoon.
The deceased were 47 year old father and his 8 year old daughter.
Another daughter, who is 14 year old, and the 43 year old mother who received critical injuries were admitted to Dambulla Hospital and later transferred to Kandy General Hospital.
According to the police, they are residents of Nawagashinna in Dambulla.
They were returning after a pilgrimage in Anuradhapura at the time of the accident.
Initial investigations have revealed that the accident occurred due to high speed of the motor cycle. Pic By - Kanchana Ariyadasa