Tragic Accident Claims Life of Elderly Woman in Matara

Monday, 18 September 2023 - 21:35

Matara, - A devastating accident occurred yesterday, resulting in the tragic loss of a 73-year-old woman from Sultanagoda, Warakapitiya. The incident unfolded as she was struck by a bus traveling from Matara towards Middeniya.

Reports indicate that the injured woman was rushed to Matara Hospital following the accident. Despite medical efforts, she succumbed to her injuries and tragically passed away.

In response to this unfortunate incident, authorities have taken swift action. The bus driver involved in the accident has been apprehended, and the Matara Police have initiated a comprehensive investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

This incident serves as a somber reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for continued efforts to prevent accidents on our roads. 

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