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Monday, 03 June 2019 - 14:16
The heartless accident where two students were run over on a pedestrian crossing
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In an accident that took place this morning (03) on the pedestrian crossing near the Ethiliwewa Maha Vidyalaya on the Thanamalvila – Wellawaya main road, two students and an office assistant of the school were injured.

It is said that a lorry travelling on the road had caused this accident and run over these three who were on the pedestrian crossing.

With the accident, residents of the area came to the road and engaged in a protest saying that the Police was not carrying out their duty properly and requesting that proper punishment be meted out to the driver of the lorry. They did not allow the lorry to be removed from the road and a heated situation arose between them and the Police.

Police said that injured were two students of Grade 1 studying in that same school and an office assistant.

They have been admitted to the Wellawaya Hospital and even as of now area residents are engaged in a protest there.

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