Sunday, 13 July 2014 - 16:24
Update : A van falls into a 150 feet precipice in Rawana-alla; 13 hospitalised.
13 individuals were admitted to the hospital this afternoon after a van fell into a 150 feet precipice in the Ella- Wellawaya main road in Bandarawela.
The injured were admitted to the Wellawaya hospital and four of them were transferred to the Badulla hospital for further treatment.
A spokesperson from the Wellawaya hospital said that two children were among the injured.
13 individuals were in the van which was traveling from Kataragama to Bandarawela at the time of the accident.
Police investigations have revealed that the driver falling asleep was the cause of the accident.
Update : Sunday, 13 July 2014 - 8:06
10 injured in an accident in Ella- Wellawaya
10 individuals have sustained injuries in an accident in the Ella area in Ella- Wellawaya main road in Bandarawela.
The accident occurred when a van traveling towards Kataragama from Bandarawela fell into a precipice.
The injured were admitted to the Wellawaya hospital. A hospital spokesperson noted that they are in a critical condition.
Four of the injured have been transferred to the Badulla General hospital for further treatment.
Police says that investigations have revealed that the cause of the accident is the driver falling asleep.