Bike collides with MP’s jeep, one killed

29 September 2017 09:45 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A motorcyclist was killed and a pillion rider was injured when the motorcycle they were travelling in collided head on with a jeep belonging to Joint Opposition MP Wimalaweera Dissanayake at Karangawa this morning, Ampara Police said.

They said the jeep was heading towards Ampara when it collided head on with the motorcycle at Karangawa on the Uhana-Ampara Main Road.

Police said both vehicles were driven at high speed at the time of the accident.

The 36-year-old deceased was identified as a resident of Uhana and had died on admission to the Ampara Hospital.

The driver of the jeep had been arrested and Ampara Police are conducting investigations. (Wasantha Chandrapala)

Pix by Wasantha Chandrapala

  Comments - 11

  • KOLA KOTIYA Friday, 29 September 2017 10:57 AM


    daily boru Friday, 29 September 2017 11:00 AM

    JO still thinks the roads are controlled by MARA.

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 29 September 2017 11:01 AM

    Arrest the minister also, the driver invariably would have been driving at his insistence.

    ceylon Friday, 29 September 2017 11:08 AM

    nobody cry for them.high speed kills. via DM Android App

    Srilankan Friday, 29 September 2017 11:17 AM

    just an MP driving a nissan X trail.... seems a very rich MP... no wonder we are still a miracle of asia!!! poor soul who died... RIP.

    Hautaum Friday, 29 September 2017 12:17 PM

    strict adherence rules.It seems jeep got more damages than M.Bike.

    ceylon Friday, 29 September 2017 12:20 PM

    where are the monks going for pindapatha for the driver. via DM Android App

    Stardust Friday, 29 September 2017 01:15 PM

    Must arrest the MP too he is the one who pushed the driver to overspeed . via DM Android App

    srinath.gunaratne Friday, 29 September 2017 01:54 PM

    When do we stop this madness and make MPs respect the law! Speed kills.

    Wise Donkey Friday, 29 September 2017 05:57 PM

    Beware of these killer jeeps! A special warning to all motor cyclists!

    janaka Friday, 29 September 2017 07:43 PM

    They should set am expample for others, These JO members still must be thinking that Mahinda can help them and they can do what ever they want. Need to stop all these activities.

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