Two killed as motor car falls into Kothmale Oya

18 February 2018 06:20 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Two people were killed when a car travelling from Nuwara-Eliya to Gampaha toppled into the Agra Oya, a tributary of Kothmale Oya this evening, Thalawakele Police said.
 
Police said the vehicle which came in at an excessive speed had run off the road at the Hatton - Nuwara- Eliya main road and toppled some 200m down the Agra Oya, around 3pm.

Police had identified the deceased woman as 24-year-old Halawathage Piyumishan Prasadi Perera, a resident from Gampaha. The body of the man is yet to be identified.
 
Police said the two bodies were sent to the Lindula Hospital. (Ranjith Rajapaksa, Shantha Chandrasiri)

 

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  • Reckless Monday, 19 February 2018 09:17 AM

    reckless driving every where in sri lanka.

    akilaa Monday, 19 February 2018 09:56 AM

    Very low safety standards and built quality not matching to the the speed it can go can be very dangerous.

    In vain Monday, 19 February 2018 10:34 AM

    it seems the guy was trying to impress the girl by speedingnow they paid the price with their lives when will we learnWhen via DM Android App

    MH Monday, 19 February 2018 11:22 AM

    simple solution... have all the car speed limited at 100. meaning that's the top speed. no speeding fines and no accidents.


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