Two killed in Welisara container truck accident (Video)

Two killed in Welisara container truck accident (Video)

Written by Staff Writer

25 Aug, 2014 | 2:59 pm

Two persons belonging to the same family died while seven others sustained injuries in a motor accident which occurred in the Welisara area on Monday morning.

According to the police, the accident occurred at around 4 a.m. when a small container truck rear ended a lorry. Police noted that the passengers of the lorry who had been travelling to a Kovil event from Grandpass had been injured.

A thirty-six-year-old woman and a thirty-four-year-old man died in the accident while the injured were admitted to the Ragama Hospital. Our correspondent noted that four of the injured are receiving treatment at the ICU of the hospital.

The driver of the container truck has been arrested in connection to the accident.

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