Two killed in accident on the Marawila – Nattandiya Road

Two killed in accident on the Marawila – Nattandiya Road

Written by Staff Writer

17 Dec, 2013 | 11:06 pm

An accident on the Marawila – Nattandiya Main road on Tuesday morning claimed the lives of two people.

Newsfirst Provincial Correspondent Prasad Purnimal said,  ” I am on the  Marawila – Nattandiya Main road. A head on collision between a three-wheeler and a lorry had taken place at around two thirty this morning.”

A lorry plying from Marawila to Nattandiya had collided onto an oncoming threewheeler, from Marawila. Police said that the lorry had collided with the three-wheeler, when the driver lost control of the lorry.

The driver and the passenger in the three-wheeler died in the accident. The driver is reported to be a fifty-one-year -old from Kumbuk-gahamulla in Welipennagahamulla.

The other victim in the accident has been identified as a fifty year old father of two from Halagama, Gampola.Wife of the deceased three-wheeler driver said ” I got to know of this accident by the police at around six thirty in the morning..”

The bodies of the deceased have been placed at the Marawila base Hospital for the postmortem examination.The driver of the lorry has been arrested by the Marawila Police in connection with the accident.

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