A report of an unfortunate accident in which 6 a year old girl met her demise after being run over by 3 Lorries in the Ampara - Potuvil, Sengamuwa region was received by our news team.
The police state that the accident had taken place yesterday afternoon.
According to the police report the accident had taken place after the child had suddenly run onto the Potuvil - Siyambalaanduwa main road while strolling around in the garden with her mother.
According to the reports of the residents in the area the child had then been hit by the first lorry and then run over by two more that were following the first lorry.
The Potuvil police state that the 3 Lorries were paddy transports belonging to Sathosa and the 3 drivers of the lorries have been arrested and will be presented before the Potuvil magistrate's court today.