Accident kills 3, Injures 12

9 February 2011 12:38 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


An ambulance transporting several patients including a 12 year old boy to the Polonnaruwa hospital from the Kandy hospital collided with a CTB bus killing three and injuring 12 at the Walliwela bend on Matale- Dambulla main road this afternoon.

Two people including the sick child died on the scene and 12 others were injured in the accident.  (M.W.Somaratne and Mahesh Kirithiratne)

  Comments - 5

  • demon Wednesday, 09 February 2011 12:46 PM

    road accidents are increasing???

    welcome Wednesday, 09 February 2011 01:42 PM

    #gahen wetunu minihata gona enna wage.

    dave Thursday, 10 February 2011 04:31 AM

    All amubulance drivers in all the hospitals are fully drunk during day time. Please go and check randomly in every hospitals. This is the truth.

    jayampathi Wednesday, 09 February 2011 02:36 PM

    According to the information, CTB driver responsible for this. As a frequent user of this road, I have noticed CTB and private buses breached the law most of the time. But Police never take action against them.

    dompachaya Thursday, 10 February 2011 05:43 AM

    ambulance drivers r reckless, y should they hurry when transferring cured patients?

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