Friday, 31 July 2015 - 13:24
4 killed and 8 injured in 3 motor accidents occurred early morning
4 persons were killed and 8 were injured in motor accidents which occurred in 2 areas early this morning.
A married couple died in a motor accident which occurred at Bandaramulla area in Mirissa along Galle – Matara main road.
According to the police media spokesman’s office, 2 small children and woman received injuries following the accident and were admitted to Matara General Hospital.
The accident occurred when a lorry and a motor vehicle collided head on early this morning, killing a 39 year old man and a 32 year old woman.
Another motor accident occurred in front of Aarachchikattuwa Pradeshiya Sabha along Chilaw- Puttalam road when a motor vehicle collided head on with a bowser.
A 40 year old resident of Homagama died and 3 others received injuries in the accident.
The injured persons were admitted to Chilaw General Hospital.
The third motor accident occurred in Batatha, Hungama area when a van carrying a group of pilgrims from Awissawella overturned.
According to Hungama Police, a woman from Awissawella died and 2 others received injuries in the motor accident which occurred due to its driver falling asleep at the wheel.