Several injured in Anuradapura, Bandarawela, Akuressa accidents

Several injured in Anuradapura, Bandarawela, Akuressa accidents

Written by Staff Writer

06 Jan, 2015 | 2:30 pm

Three motor-accidents were reported from several areas in the country.

Six injuries were reported when a Private Bus veered off the road and fell in to a precipice in Bogahagoda on the Colombo – Akuressa road.

Our correspondent said that , the bus met with the accident while plying from Derangala to Akuressa.

The accident is reported to have taken place at 02:20 Tuesday morning and the injured persons were admitted to the Karapitya Teaching Hospital.

The Police said that the driver of the bus is in police custody.

Meanwhile several persons were injured when a SLTB Bus collided on to the side of a hill close to the Ganadevi Temple in Hali-Ela while plying from Bandarawela to Badulla.

Our correspondent said that, the injured were admitted to the Badulla General Hospital and one of them is in serious condition.

Meanwhile one person sustained serious injuries in a motor accident last night in the Shravasthipura area on the Anuradhapura – Padeniya Main road.

This accident was a result of a head on collision between a pick-up and a motor-bike.

The motor-cyclist was injured in the accident while the driver of the pick-up has been arrested.

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