Bus topples in Monaragala; Ratnapura accident takes a life

Bus topples in Monaragala; Ratnapura accident takes a life

Bus topples in Monaragala; Ratnapura accident takes a life

Written by News 1st

01 Dec, 2013 | 4:39 pm

Twenty persons were injured when a bus toppled in the Meegahapitiya, Gallidara area in Monaragala.

The police said that the bus had toppled after travelling over an unprotected precipice in Gallidaara. The injured individuals have been admitted to the Dambagalla Hospital.

Meanwhile, one person was killed and three others were injured in a motor accident near the 104 kilometre post along the Palmadulla road in Ratnapura. Police said that the accident occurred  on Saturday evening when a three-wheeler collided with a car and a bus.

Two children are among the injured who have been admitted to the Ratnapura Hospital. The drivers of the car and the bus have been arrested in connection with the accident and are due to be produced in court.

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