A truck transporting cattle veered off road and toppled severely injuring the truck driver and the assistant.
The accident had occurred while the truck was speeding towards Horana this morning (04), around 4 a.m in front of the Rathnapura CTB Depot along Horana-Rathnapura road.
It is reported that the accident had occurred as the truck driver had lost control of the vehicle.
The cattle who were being transported had been rescued from the truck by the residents.
The injured truck driver and the assistant have been admitted to Horana hospital.
The Horana Police is conducting further investigations.