video: 23 passengers hospitalized after bus accident in Welimada - Condition of 8 are critical.

Friday, 08 November 2013 - 12:39

23 were injured in a bus accident in Welimada, Nawala this morning.

The bus had left from Hatton to Haputale at 5.30 in the morning carrying passengers for a wedding.

The bus had veered off the road and crashed on to a telephone pole when the driver was unable to control the bus due to high speed.

Sources from the Badulla Hospital reported that the injured were admitted to Welimada Hospital while eight of them in critical condition were transferred to Badulla Hospital.

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