Motorcycle collides with tipper in Bakamuna

Motorcycle collides with tipper in Bakamuna

Written by Staff Writer

16 May, 2014 | 1:22 pm

One person was killed and two others injured in a motor accident near the Kumara Ella Bridge in Hettipola, Bakamuna.

The accident which took place on Thursday evening was a result of a collision involving a tipper plying from Bakamuna to Hettipola and a motorcycle travelling in the opposite direction.

The injured have been admitted to the Bakamuna Hospital. The patients were subsequently transfered to the Dambulla Hospital where one of the injured succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased has been identified as seventeen-year-old Manoj Prasanna, a resident of Bakamuna.One of the injured has been transfered to the Kandy Hospital for further treatment.

According to the police three people were travelling on the motorcycle at the time of the accident.

The driver of the tipper has been taken into custody and is due to be produced before the Hingurakgoda Magistrate.

 

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