A woman has been killed and four others have sustained injuries in an accident which occurred in Polonnaruwa.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana the accident occurred around 7.40 this morning resulting in a collision between a three wheeler & a defender.
Those who had sustained injuries had been admitted to the Polonnaruwa hospital while a tense situation had arisen in the area subsequent to the accident.
Area residents charge that the defender involved in the accident had been part of the convoy belonging to UPFA Polonnaruwa District Parliamentarian Roshan Ranasinghe.
An immediate protest was followed subsequent to the accident.
Several residents in the area expressed their views to our news team.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana expressed the following views to our news team in this regard.