A+TIPPER+TRUCK+TRANSPORTING+GARBAGE+TO+ARUVAKKALU+MEETS+WITH+ACCIDENT+FOR+THE+THIRD+TIME
Monday, 09 September 2019 - 11:51
A TIPPER TRUCK TRANSPORTING GARBAGE TO ARUVAKKALU MEETS WITH ACCIDENT FOR THE THIRD TIME
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Two tippers transporting garbage to the Aruvakkalu yard have met with an accident this morning.

The accident had taken place at Madurankuliya, Karittiya area on the Colombo-Puttalam main road.

Initial police investigations have revealed that the garbage tipper truck had collided with another tipper truck in front when the truck in front had braked suddenly.

The tipper truck has been taken to the Mundalama police station with the help of a breakdown towing crane.

However, our correspondent stated that this is the third accident involving the tipper trucks transporting garbage from Colombo to Aruvakkalu.

The police said that the accident occurred due to excessive tiredness and sleep deprivation for tipper drivers.

The Mundalama police are conducting further investigations.

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