32 injured in Welikanda motor accident

32 injured in Welikanda motor accident

Written by Staff Writer

29 Oct, 2018 | 2:35 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – 32 individuals sustained injuries in a motor accident reported from Welikanda, Polonnaruwa. The incident occurred when a bus plying from Kanduruwela to Welikanda collided with a lorry traveling from Colombo to Batticaloa.

The News 1st correspondent in the area reported that the injured were admitted to the Welikanda hospital.

Several individuals that were in a critical condition had been transferred to the Polonnaruwa General hospital.

The Police stated that the accident occurred due to the carelessness of the bus driver, who had attempted to overtake a motorbike.

The drivers of the lorry and the bus are currently receiving treatment at the hospital.

 

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