Written by Lahiru Fernando
25 Sep, 2015 | 11:23 pm
Four members of the same family – mother, son, daughter and the daughter’s eight-year-old child, were killed in a tragic motor accident early Friday morning at the Koskandawala Junction in Athurugiriya.
The accident took place at 5 a.m. when a bus travelling from Malabe to Athurugiriya collided with a three-wheeler travelling in the opposite direction. According to eye-witness accounts, five persons were traveling in the three-wheeler at the time of the accident.
Four persons succumbed to their injuries upon admission to the Homagama and Thalangama Hospitals while the driver of the three-wheeler continues to receive treatment at the National Hospital. According to the relatives, the victims met with the tragedy while on their way to visit the husband of deceased 60-year-old Piyaseeli, who had been hospitalised.
The driver of the private bus has been arrested by the police.
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