A Police Constable and a civilian were killed after the motorcycle they were travelling in crashed onto a lorry in Kanagarayankulam on the Colombo-Kandy A9 Road this morning, the police said.
The police said the lorry had been parked at the side of the road when the motorcycle crashed onto the lorry.
The deceased were identified as Police Constable (94584) Jeyamurthi Rishikanthan and his friend Nikman Danushan from Jaffna.
The police suspect that the accident had occurred as the Police Constable could not control his vehicle.
The lorry driver has been arrested in connection with the accident and is to be produced in the Vavuniya Magistrate court. Further investigations are being carried out by the Kanagarayankulam Police.(Sithum Chathuranga and Romesh Madushankha)
MOTOR CYCLE CRASHES INTO A PARKED LORRY AND THE LORRY DRIVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED. VERY STRANGE
Noddy Wednesday, 03 June 2020 05:10 PM
Many years ago I was working in a oil rich Mid East country. A local on a pickup slammed in a parked dump truck and the pickup was a heap of junk metal and plastic. The driver of the dump truck was a foreigner and he as deported. The reason given was the had the foreigner not been in the locals country, the local would not have been killed.
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