UPDATE : 01 dead and three injured in Marine Drive Hit & Run

UPDATE : 01 dead and three injured in Marine Drive Hit & Run

UPDATE : 01 dead and three injured in Marine Drive Hit & Run

Written by Zulfick Farzan

06 Mar, 2021 | 7:18 am

Colombo (News 1st); One person died and three others were injured in a fatal Hit & Run incident down Rajasinghe Road in Marine Drive, Wellawatte.

Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to News 1st said the accident was caused by a drunk driver who had left a night club in Wellawatte, early on Saturday (06) morning while a passenger in the car was under the influence of alcohol.

The Wellawatte Police arrested both the driver and the passenger following the hit & run, he added.

The suspects aged 48 and 49 years are residents of Kaduwela and Narahenpita, Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana further noted. 

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