Several lives lost in Akmeemana, Chillaw, Matara, Pulsthipura accidents

Several lives lost in Akmeemana, Chillaw, Matara, Pulsthipura accidents

Several lives lost in Akmeemana, Chillaw, Matara, Pulsthipura accidents

Written by Staff Writer

18 Oct, 2015 | 2:52 pm

According to the Police Media Unit, a road construction worker was killed in an accident along the Udugama road in the Bataduwa area in Akmeemana when a steam roller at the site knocked down the worker whilst reversing.

The worker died upon admission to the Karapitiya Hospital after sustaining severe injuries.

The deceased is a resident of the Akmeemana area and the driver of the steam roller has been taken into police custody.

Elsewhere, a collision between a container truck and a three-wheeler in the Wattakalliya area along the Chilaw – Puttlam road, resulted in the death of the three-wheeler driver.

The body currently rests at the Chilaw Hospital Morgue. The driver of the container truck has been taken into police custody.

Meanwhile, a cyclist died upon admission to the Matara Hospital after sustaining severe injuries when a motor vehicle collided into the bicycle.

The deceased is a 65 year old resident of the Matara area. The driver of the motor vehicle was taken into police custody.

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