A bus transporting school children in an accident and 17 hospitalized

Friday, 07 June 2019 - 12:19

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An accident took place at Talgodapitiya on the Kurunegala – Dambulla main road when a private bus transporting school children hit another bus and a lorry.

Our Correspondent said that in this accident that occurred this morning (07) 17 persons sustained injuries and were hospitalized.

Police said there were 13 school children among the injured.

The driver of the bus who was serious injured was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital.

It has been revealed during initial investigations that the cause of the accident was the careless driving of the driver of the bus transporting school children.

The Gokarella Police is carrying out further investigations into the accident.



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