Two people including a doctor were killed and three others injured when an ambulance collided head on with a lorry at Bathuluoya on the Puttalam - Chilaw Road early this morning.
The injured were admitted to the Chilaw Hospital.
The tragedy occurred when the ambulance was returning to Puttalam Base Hospital after taking a child to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital (LRH).
A nurse, an attendant and the driver were among the injured and two of them were transferred to the Colombo national Hospital. (Jude Samantha & Augustine Fernando)
Pix by Jude Samantha