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Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 20:50
A bus skids into a precipice; 1 killed 64 injured-Video
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One person was killed and 64 persons sustained injuries when a bus skidded off the road into a 150 metre precipice in the Rambukwella area in Theldeniya.

A spokesperson from the Kandy hospital said that 38 of the injured are currently receiving treatment at the Kandy General hospital.

The SLTB bus which was heading from Wekanda to Kandy has skidded into a part of the Victoria reservoir where the water has dried out.

According to Theldeniya police, heavy showers were lashing in the area during the time of the accident.

While 4 among the injured are children, 26 persons are currently receiving treatment at Theldeniya hospital.

































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