Accidents injure 26; two women killed on Chilaw-Kurunegala Main Road

Accidents injure 26; two women killed on Chilaw-Kurunegala Main Road

Written by News 1st

05 Dec, 2013 | 3:19 pm

Three people were killed and 26 others were injured in motor accidents that occurred in the past twenty four hours. Two women were killed in the Munneshwaram Junction on the Chilaw – Kurunegala Main Road, after being run-over by a bus.

 The police said that the women met with the untimely tragedy when they were crossing the road after getting off a bus at around 07:30 this morning.

 One woman had died on the spot while the other died en route to the Chilaw Hospital.

 The driver of the bus that knocked them over has been arrested over the accident.  Meanwhile, one person was killed at 5 last evening in an accident close to the Mathugama Clock Tower.

 Our Correspondent in the area said that the accident was a result of a collision between a motorcycle and a bus.  The deceased has been identified as H. Amaradasa,  a sixty-five-year old from Mathugama.  The body of the deceased is currently lying at the Nagoda Hospital.

 The police added that the bus driver has been arrested over the incident.

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