Three-wheeler falls into the Ibbankatuwa reservoir

Three-wheeler falls into the Ibbankatuwa reservoir

Written by Bella Dalima

10 Jan, 2015 | 7:49 pm

A motor accident occurred on Saturday when a three-wheeler which was travelling to the Dambulla town veered off the road and fell into the Ibbankatuwa reservoir.

Police said that the three-wheeler which was travelling from Halmillewa in Dambulla to the Dambulla town, lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road and fell into the Ibbankatuwa reservoir at around 10 on Saturday morning.

The driver of the three-wheeler who sustained severe injuries in the accident was admitted to the Dambulla Base Hospital and was later transferred to the Kandy Teaching Hospital.

According to our correspondent, no passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

The driver has been identified as 42 year old H.A.M. Karunaratne, a resident of the Halmillewa area in Dambulla.

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