Bus falls on roof of house

1 April 2011 07:54 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A Badulla  bound CTB bus from Welimada  that ran off the road at Galaboda ella this morning in Ettampitiya rolled down a slope and fell on the roof of a house causing serious injuries to ten passengers.

 The injured were admitted to Attampitiya hospital and three of them who were in critical condition were later transferred to the Badulla hospital.

Police said the bus had about 33 passengers on board at the time of the accident.

However, the only woman who was in the house escaped unhurt. The bus and the house were extensively damaged due to the incident. (Palitha Ariyawansa and Prasad Rukmal – Badulla)

  Comments - 7

  • Guru2 Friday, 01 April 2011 01:31 PM

    Way too many bus accidents and official vehicles flipping and slamming into walls and other vehicles.

    Shivanka David Friday, 01 April 2011 10:39 AM

    Was this bus going for a race!!!! or was it transporting people ??? this remains a mystery on how the bus landed on the roof of a house.

    shyamali Friday, 01 April 2011 08:39 AM

    Miracle of Asia!

    Bamba Banda Friday, 01 April 2011 06:53 PM

    Who was in the bus? an another VIP?

    Nina Kamal Friday, 01 April 2011 08:53 AM

    Goodness Gracious.....!!! Was the driver working -overtime-? It is scarry to travel on private... not it also proves otherwise!

    hrm Friday, 01 April 2011 08:52 AM

    what a sweet comment ..

    punchi Friday, 01 April 2011 09:00 AM

    There are soo many dreadful accidents. TOOOO many vehicls on the roads. Some thing severe has to be done to correct and prevent. If not its going be to worse than tsunami

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