A motorcyclist and a pillion rider were injured and hospitalized after their motorbike collided with a vehicle attached to the security detail of the former President Mahinda Rajapakse this afternoon.
Police Spokesperson said the accident had taken place near Elptiya – Thalgaspe College.
A 24 year old youth who was admitted to the Elpitiya hospital was later transferred to the Karapitiya hospital in Galle.
Police media spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the driver of the vehicle was arrested.
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