Boy killed in Moratuwa accident

14 July 2014 07:32 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A seven- year-old boy has succumbed to injuries suffered after he was knocked down by a vehicle driven by an Air Force Squadron Leader in Moratuwa this morning, the Police said.

Police said the boy had attempted to cross the Galle Road when he was knocked down by the vehicle.

The boy who admitted to the Lunawa Hospital and passed away while being transferred to the Colombo National Hospital for further treatment, the Police said.

The Squadron Leader and his private vehicle had been taken into custody by the Moratuwa Police. (LSP)

  Comments - 4

  • dilan Monday, 14 July 2014 09:19 AM

    where does it say he was driving fast? dont jump to conclusions.

    Hussain Monday, 14 July 2014 09:20 PM

    Its not only the fault of the driver its the boys parents fault too.. How can they let the kid run on the main road. Government should bring rules for this too. Rules not only for kids even the adults... Myself as a driver I really get problems while driving as people cross the road all of a sudden if it is yellow cord cross its a different story. They should bring rules for this.. via DM Android App

    Yuri Monday, 14 July 2014 10:22 AM

    GO to North and wait for few hours in the road... you will see it all... most of the time drink and drive

    mohamed asfar Monday, 14 July 2014 08:18 AM

    i cant understand why forces drive very fast breaking road rules. war is over for gods sake.

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