52-year-old dies in motor accident

52-year-old dies in motor accident

52-year-old dies in motor accident

Written by Staff Writer

09 Jan, 2019 | 2:48 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A 52-year-old person died in an accident that occurred in Meerigama along the Girulla – Pasyala road this morning (January 09).

Police confirmed that the accident occurred when a three-wheeler collided with a tipper truck carrying sand in Galamuna, Meerigama. The three-wheeler was plying from Colombo to Mannar.

The three-wheeler collided with the tipper truck in an attempt to evade a dog that had jumped to the road. The driver of the three-wheeler, Weerasinghe Dayananda a resident of Meegahathenna, Moragoda died in the accident.

The driver of the tipper truck was arrested and is due to be presented before court today (January 09).

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