Rahula college student dies in a crash riding motorbike without helmet

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 14:00

A student of Matara Rahula College who rode a motor cycle without wearing a helmet was killed in a crash this morning at Kamil junction on the Matara Akuressa road.

The victim has been identified as 18-year old Vinura Devasurendra of Welegoda in Matara.

When our news team contacted the victim’s family, a friend of the victim said that the deceased was riding with the helmet in his hand at the time his bicycle veered off the road and crashed against a lamp post.