Two young men have died in a motor traffic accident in Soysapura junction in Ratmalana at 12.30 this morning.
The vehicle they were travelling in from Moratuwa to Colombo has skidded off the road and crashed on to an electricity pole, police said.
Three people were inside the vehicle at the time of the crash.
They were rushed to the Kalubowila hospital where a 24-year-old and 26-year-old, both residents of Moratuwa, succumbed to their injuries.
Mount Lavinia police is carrying out inquiries into the incident.