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Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 12:59
Habarana accident: 2 killed (Photos)
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Two persons were killed and 11 other persons were injured in an accident involving a car and a private bus in Meegaswewa in Habarana this morning.
 
The car was heading towards Dambulla from Trincomalee.
 
The bus which had attempted to overtake 2 other buses, collided with the car head-on at around 8.30 am.
 
The driver of the car and another person were already dead when they were taken to the hospital.
 
The Medical Officer of Habarana hospital said that 2 more occupants in the car who were in serious condition, were transferred to Dambulla hospital.
 
Meanwhile, 9 passengers of the bus were also injured and 7 of them are at Dambulla hospital and other 2 are at Habarana hospital.
 
A group of students from a private university in Kandy was travelling in 3 buses on a trip to Trincomalee.
 
The eyewitnesses said that the buses were racing with each other when the accident took place. Later police arrested the bus driver.




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