Two dead in an accident in Kegalle

Two dead in an accident in Kegalle

Written by Sharlan Benedict

20 Mar, 2019 | 9:10 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Two people died in a tragic accident which took place this afternoon (March 20) in Karadupana, Kegalle.

The accident occurred when a motor vehicle plying towards Kandy from Colombo collided with a bus that was plying in the opposite direction.

Thereafter the bus had also collided with a van that was travelling behind the motor vehicle. The accident resulted in the death of the driver of the motor vehicle and his wife. The victims aged 61 and 54 were residents of Bemulla.

The driver of the bus noted that the tires deflated just as the crash happened. News 1st correspondent in the area said that an individual who was travelling in the motor vehicle and 6 others who were travelling in the van were admitted to the Kegalle hospital.

The Police stated that the driver of the SLTB bus has been taken into custody.

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