Woman dies in fatal accident along Galle- Colombo main road

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 14:10


A woman has died and 16 others were rushed to the hospital when a lorry skidded off the road and crashed near the Teachers' College Balapitiya playground along Galle- Colombo main road last night.

The injured included eight children, while two are in critical condition.

The deceased was a 45-year-old resident of Akuressa.

Police said the driver had fallen asleep on the wheel resulting in the crash.

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