Fatal crash kills 02 on under-construction Central Expressway

Fatal crash kills 02 on under-construction Central Expressway

Fatal crash kills 02 on under-construction Central Expressway

Written by Zulfick Farzan

24 Jun, 2021 | 9:23 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); 02 people died following a fatal collision between a car and a motorcycle on the Central Expressway on Thursday (24) evening.

Police Spokesperson Senior DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to News 1st said both vehicles had entered the under-construction Central Expressway illegally.

The accident had taken place at the 59th kilometer post on the Central Expressway and upon collision the car and the motorcycle had caught fire.

The motorcyclist and the pillion rider died at the scene, said the Senior Police Officer.

Investigation revealed that 05 people were travelling in the car at the time of the accident, and three of them had fled the scene.

The Narammala Police is conducting an investigation to locate and arrest the remaining suspect.

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