A bus belonging to the tea research institute plunged into a precipice this morning in thalawakalle, lindula area.
Following the accident one person died and another 40 were injured.
The injured were admitted to the nuwareliya general hospital.
Director of the hospital Dr Anura Jayasekara stated that 5 persons admitted are in critical condition.
(Pix by Ranjith Rajapakshe)