Fatal car accident in Pelwatta (Photos)

Monday, 08 March 2021 - 10:05

One person was killed and two others were injured in an accident on a road near the Pelwatta Sugar Company in Buttala yesterday (07).

The police stated that the accident had taken place when the car had veered off the road and hit a tree.

Three persons were in the car at the time of the accident.

The deceased was a 23 year old resident of Kotaweheragala, Wellawaya.

The two others injured in the accident have been admitted to the Moneragala District General Hospital for treatment.

An 18-year-old schoolboy and a 23-year-old male were among the injured.

The 18 year old school student who was injured in the accident is the younger brother of the deceased youth.

Buttala Police are conducting investigations into the accident.