Former Puttalam Local Council (LC) deputy chairperson Thushara Chandrakantha killed on a road accident at Puttalam –Anuradhapura road.
The deceased Mr.Thushara Chandrakanth met with the accident while travelling on a three wheeler.
The police states the incident occurred when the three wheeler had collided with a lorry travelling in the opposite direction.
The three wheeler had been dragged around 15meters after the collision and Mr.Chandrakanth was killed on the spot.
The lorry has been taken into custody and the police have arrested the lorry driver.
The Puttalam traffic police are conducting further investigations.