Man killed in accident near Kamburupitiya political rally

Man killed in accident near Kamburupitiya political rally

Man killed in accident near Kamburupitiya political rally

Written by Tharushan Fernando

12 Jul, 2015 | 8:37 pm

One person was killed in a motor accident that occurred close to the venue of a political rally attended by Minister Mangala Samaraweera in Kamburupitiya on July 12.

Police stated that the accident had occurred when a driver who had attempted to start the engine of a jeep had made a mistake, causing the vehicle to lurch forward and run over a by-stander.

The jeep had then crashed into a three-wheeler and toppled. The victim, a 62-year-old man, succumbed to his injuries shortly after being admitted to the Kamburupitiya Hospital. The driver of the jeep has been arrested in connection with the incident.

 

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