Speeding cab hits group of individuals in Bandarawela

Speeding cab hits group of individuals in Bandarawela

Speeding cab hits group of individuals in Bandarawela

Written by Staff Writer

02 Nov, 2014 | 2:38 pm

A woman has been killed in an accident that occurred when a group of individuals were crossing the road on a yellow crossing line. Police stated that while they were crossing the road, a cab travelling at great speed had allegedly run over them.

According to the police, the cab had driven on without stopping and thereafter fled the scene. The deceased individual was a forty-seven-year-old resident of Kinigama, Bandarawela.

Furthermore, a nine-year-old child and a thirty-eight-year-old woman who were injured in the accident  have been admitted into the Bandarawela Hospital.

Meanwhile, on a related note, a 50 year old woman has been killed when a cab ran over her on the Anuradhapura airport road.

The cab driver in this instance too had driven on without stopping and fled the scene.

The deceased woman has not yet been identified but investigations are underway to apprehend the suspect.

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