Aralaganwila accident – reason revealed

Aralaganwila accident – reason revealed

Aralaganwila accident – reason revealed

Written by Staff Writer

19 Apr, 2014 | 9:16 am

The postmortem examinations of nine individuals who were killed in an accident in Aralaganwila, were conducted at the Polonnaruwa Hospital on Friday night.

The postmortem examination of the remaining individual is scheduled to be conducted on Saturday. Our area correspondents reported that the magisterial investigation into the incident was conducted by Acting Polonnaruwa Magistrate Sandya Kumari.

Ten individuals were killed in the accident when a tractor carrying 21 individuals fell into a canal in Aralaganwila.

Seven others injured in the accident are currently receiving in-house treatment at the Aralaganwila hospital; two patients have been transferred to Dehiattakandiya hospital and another to the Polonnaruwa Hospital.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said that the driver had been unable to control the tractor at the time of the accident.

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