23 injured in accident


8 November 2013 03:11 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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At least 23 people were injured when a bus skidded off the road and crashed into a telephone post at Amunumulla junction on the Welimada – Haputale road this morning, the police said.

The victims were on their way to a wedding ceremony in Haputale when the accident occurred.

The Injured were admitted to the Welimada hospital and nine of them were transferred to the Badulla hospital, hospital sources said.  (News and Pix by R.Kogulan)


  Comments - 5

  • Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 08 November 2013 01:14 PM

    Even after the Bandarawela accident, this driver did not learn a lesson. Finally, the fate laid upon poor innocent human.... sorry... Oh my God.

    born_during_conflict Saturday, 09 November 2013 02:55 AM

    We don't need to go far to see these miscreants at work. All the media has to do is stand near the end of green path at the public library end, and record the buses taking the corner from the museum towards Colpetty.

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 08 November 2013 03:24 AM

    The new tactic is for the transport minister Welgama to give Rs. 10,000 for all injured out of his so called "own money" and show the fools in this country that he cares.

    Tom Friday, 08 November 2013 12:00 AM

    Pls. check this driver's are under Alcohol or drugs.. Some of drivers are taking drugs.. Do the authority have any instrument to measure that... Some times this fellow was ok.. Another crazy 3wheel or bus has created this situation and do escaped... via DM Android App

    Snowdon Asange Friday, 08 November 2013 11:59 AM

    wonder how some UN road worthy vehicles that carry passengers pas the TESTS..

    Most of em are not fit to ply on the roads. These are death traps waiting ...sadly none cares... Mobile phone use again?


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