Four killed in motorcycle accidents within 24 hours

Four killed in motorcycle accidents within 24 hours

Four killed in motorcycle accidents within 24 hours

Written by Staff Writer

20 Jun, 2015 | 8:44 am

In the past 24 hours, four individuals have died as a result of motorcycle accidents.

The Police Media Unit said two of the individuals died after having collided with a lorry in the Morawakkanda area in Nochchiyagama. The accident occurred as a result of the motorcycle that lost control while trying to overtake the lorry. The deceased individuals were residents of Nochchiyagama.

Another motorcyclist died after crashing into a tipper while trying to overtake a bus in the Kuttigalathunkam area. The deceased is a 31-year-old resident of the Ambilipitiya area.

A female pedestrian was killed as a motorcyclist lost control and crashed into her near the Aththanagalla housing scheme in the Wathupitawala area in Nittambuwa. Police said that the deceased woman is a 73-year-old of the Ranpokunugama area.

Meanwhile, three individuals were injured in an accident between a van and three-wheeler in the Balapitiya area June 20 morning. Police said the injured are receiving treatment at the Balapitiya Hospital.

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