Wild Elephant dies after being hit by a luxury bus

Wild Elephant dies after being hit by a luxury bus

Wild Elephant dies after being hit by a luxury bus

Written by Staff Writer

24 Dec, 2018 | 11:30 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): A Wild Elephant died after being hit by a luxury bus along the Puttalam-Anuradhapura main road. The accident took place early this morning at around 3 am in the 4th-mile post area.

Following the collision, the bus had veered off the road and hit a tree. The bus conductor was injured in the accident and is being treated at the Puttalam Hospital.

According to Police, signboards have been placed on either side of the road in the area, warning drivers that wild elephants in the Sellakandala reserve frequent this road. Our correspondent said that two wild elephants have fallen victim to accidents along this road in the past.

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