Three killed, five injured in two accidents involving same car

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Three persons were killed and another five persons were injured in two accidents involving the same car at Mount Lavinia on the Colombo-Galle Main road early this morning, Police said.

They said one person was killed and another was hospitalised when the car which was travelling from Colombo to Galle had knocked down two pedestrians near the Mount Lavinia Court complex early this morning.

They said the car had fled the scene after the accident.

However, a few minutes later, the same car had crashed with another car and two motorcycles near a fuel station in Mount Lavinia.

Police said the car driver, three persons in the second car which was hit and the two riders of the motorcycles were admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital.

One motorcycle rider and the driver of the second car had succumbed to their injuries after they were admitted to the Hospital.

Investigation revealed  that the car driver who is responsible for both accidents was under influence of liquor when the accidents occurred. He is undergoing treatment at the hospital under police security.(Ddarshana Sanjeewa)



Video and Pix by D. Ruwandi


  Comments - 12

  • Dutchy Sunday, 09 December 2018 11:15 AM

    Social cancers

    Ravi Sunday, 09 December 2018 11:23 AM

    This fool should be given capital punishment

    Dee Sunday, 09 December 2018 12:08 PM

    Spot on! Like in the UAE!

    Aj Sunday, 09 December 2018 01:04 PM

    Arrest this fool , idiot when so many taxi rides are their brainsless fool should be locked up without bail and give at least 20 years..why drive after drinking and put others in trouble...

    Dee Sunday, 09 December 2018 12:09 PM

    Must've been driving in the middle, just like in Kandy.

    Arnold Sunday, 09 December 2018 12:34 PM

    Drunk driving should NOT be tolerated. Drink drivers licence should be cancelled, because they endanger so many innocent lives.

    senna Sunday, 09 December 2018 01:43 PM

    This is Sri Lanka, he will either continue driving witout a license, or bribe someone and get a new license.

    Yahapala Sunday, 09 December 2018 01:25 PM

    Find out who is the father of dranken driver. Must be a son of ex politition or a minister.

    ara Sunday, 09 December 2018 01:30 PM

    if the driver is a doctor, who knows, might be able to get away

    Suresh Sunday, 09 December 2018 01:37 PM

    Drunk driving Fatality should always result in license cancelled for life. Do it and the numbers will drop

    DN Sunday, 09 December 2018 01:42 PM

    Even the Bus is parked in middle of the road and taking to road without putting signal lights..

    mnsamrt Monday, 10 December 2018 08:04 AM

    This shouldn't be categorized as accident. this is murder and prosecuted accordingly.

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