The Kandy Police and the Army conducted a joint search operation and found the vehicle in the Mahaweli River near the place of the accident.
However, the person who went missing at the time of the accident has not yet been found and the search operation for him is still ongoing. The car had veered off the road and gone in to the Mahaweli River at around 10.30 last night.
Two of the three people in the vehicle were rescued and admitted to the Kandy National Hospital.
They have been treated and discharged from the hospital.