Kumbukkana motor accident claims the lives of 3

Kumbukkana motor accident claims the lives of 3

Kumbukkana motor accident claims the lives of 3

Written by Staff Writer

05 Aug, 2018 | 3:22 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Three people died in a motor accident near the Kumbukkana Junction along the Monaragala-Wellawaya main road.

A spokesperson for the police stated that the accident had occurred when a lorry that was attempting to overtake a bus, collided with a three-wheeler traveling in the opposite direction.

According to the spokesperson the three-wheeler driver and it’s passengers suffered serious injuries, three of the victims succumbed to their injuries while receiving treatment at the Monaragala hospital.

The deceased were an 8-year-old boy, a 19-year-old girl and a 22 year old boy who are all residents of Nugalanda. Police said the lorry driver was arrested for the accident.

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