The number of accidents during the Christmas has reduced significantly this year.
231 persons have been admitted to Colombo national hospital following accidents within the past 24 hours, and it is a reduction of 17% in comparison to last year.
Among the accident victims admitted to hospital, 76 have met with motor accidents while 41 have faced domestic accidents.
It is significant that nobody has been injured due to fire crackers this Christmas season.
Meanwhile Police Media Spokesman’s office stated that 79 drunk drivers including three wheel drivers and motor cyclists have been arrested in police raids conducted within the last 24 hours throughout the island.