Three women including a pregnant woman die in head-on collision

Three women including a pregnant woman die in head-on collision

Written by Staff Writer

30 Jun, 2019 | 4:20 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Seven people died while more than a dozen were injured in accidents reported from Talawa, Tissamaharama, Alawwa, Jaffna and Millaniya during the past 24 hours.

Police stated a head-on collision between a van and lorry on the Anuradhapura – Kurunegala main road resulted in the death of three women including a pregnant woman.

The victims were travelling in the van and six others who were injured were admitted to the Anuradhapura hospital.

Meanwhile, a person died and 13 people were injured following a head-on collision between a van and a tipper truck on the Kataragama – Tissa Road.

In addition, A three-wheeler driver died after crashing on to a bus that travelled in the opposite lane when attempting to overtake a lorry in Giriulla. The SLTB bus driver was arrested over the incident.

Another three-wheeler driver died after he lost control at high speed in Millaniya while a motorcyclist in Mulankavil was run over by a lorry.


 

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