Kahatagasdigiliya, Manampitiya accidents claim lives

Kahatagasdigiliya, Manampitiya accidents claim lives

Kahatagasdigiliya, Manampitiya accidents claim lives

Written by Staff Writer

27 Mar, 2016 | 11:27 am

One person was killed and three others injured, in a motor accident that occurred along the Puttalam – Trincomalee road in the Ranpathvila area in Kahatagasdigiliya.

According to the police, the accident, involving a parked cab and a motorcycle, occurred on Saturday night.

Four individuals were repairing the cab at the time of the accident were thereafter admitted to the hospital upon sustaining injuries. One individual succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment at the hospital.

The deceased was a 34-year-old resident of Seeppukulama. The injured were transferred to the Anuradhapura hospital for further treatment.

Meanwhile, a five-year-old was killed in a road accident when he was knocked down by a motorcycle along the Maduru oya – Manampitiya road. According to the police, the accident occurred on Saturday evening when the child was crossing the road.

The deceased was a resident of the Yowungama area in Aralaganvila. A motorcyclist was arrested in connection to the incident.

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