Bus falls into precipice on Hatton – Colombo Road

Bus falls into precipice on Hatton – Colombo Road

Bus falls into precipice on Hatton – Colombo Road

Written by Staff Writer

22 Aug, 2015 | 1:50 pm

Ten persons have been injured when bus dived into a precipice in the Kuilawatte area on the Hatton – Colombo Road.

Police said the private bus was carrying a group of individuals who went on a trip to Nuwara – Eliya from Horana, when it met with the accident at about 6.45 a.m. on Saturday.  It is learnt that there were 35 passengers on board at the time of the accident.

Police said three of the injured have been admitted to the Nawalapitiya Hospital while several others have been admitted to the Watawala Hospital. The driver of the bus has been arrested in connection with the accident.

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