Accidents claim eight lives on Sunday morning

Accidents claim eight lives on Sunday morning

Accidents claim eight lives on Sunday morning

Written by Staff Writer

07 Sep, 2014 | 12:13 pm

Eight persons have been killed and six others injured in three separate accidents that were reported from various parts of the country Sunday morning.

Four persons have been killed in an accident resulting from a collision involving a cab and a three-wheeler in the Kekirawa area along the Anuradhapura road at around 1.30 on Sunday morning.

The passengers of the three-wheeler had died and the driver of the cab had fled the scene.
In a separate accident, two persons were killed when two motorcycles collided head-on in the Bandaragama area on Sunday morning.

According to the police, three others had been severely injured from the accident.
Meanwhile, as a result of a collision between a motorbike and a bus in Ganethenna, Mawanella, a six-year -old-boy and his twenty-seven-year-old father had been killed.

A father, mother, daughter and son had thus been travelling on the motorcycle and the mother and daughter who sustained injuries were admitted to the Kandy Hospital.

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