For the past 12 hours 5 persons have died and 39 were injured due to motor accidents.
Teledrama director Nalaka Wedamulla was killed and three others injured in a head-on collision in Navinna, Maharagama this morning.
Four persons were killed in a motor vehicle accident that occurred at Athurugiriye this dawn on the expressway that is being newly constructed.
The police media spokesman’s office said that this accident had taken place as a result of a cab that had been deployed on night patrol for security of the expressway skidding from the road at Thun-handahena in Athurugiriya.
Meanwhile, Over 34 have been injured and admitted to Homagama Hospital due to an accident between two buses at Talagala junction in the Moragahahena police area.