One dead, six injured in a motor accident along Kandy-Jaffna main road

One dead, six injured in a motor accident along Kandy-Jaffna main road

One dead, six injured in a motor accident along Kandy-Jaffna main road

Written by Staff Writer

19 Jun, 2018 | 8:18 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – An accident that took place at approximately 11 PM yesterday (June 18) along the Kandy-Jaffna main road claimed the life of a Police officer, injured another officer and five civilians.

The car traveling towards Kandy veered off the road and collided with two officers who were on patrol. Following the accident, seven people including two officers and four civilians were hospitalized. It was reported later that one of the police officers (49) succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the car was arrested following the accident.

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