Saturday, 06 June 2015 - 8:12
4 killed in Eheliyagoda three-wheeler accident
4 persons were killed in a fatal motor accident in Eheliyagoda along the Ratnapura – Colombo main road early this morning.
According to police, the accident occurred when a three wheeler collided with a motor cycle, causing the three-wheeler to overturn and hit an oncoming private bus.
The victims were 4 youth, aged between 16 to 29, who were traveling in the three-wheeler.
Police Media Spokesman’s office stated that they are residents of Getahatta area in Iddamalgoda.
The two riders of the motor cycle also received injuries and were admitted to Eheliyagoda Hospital.
The driver of the bus and the motor cyclist were arrested.
Meanwhile, 6 deaths caused by motor accidents were reported within the last 24 hours.