Father, two children killed in accident

7 July 2015 11:53 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Three members of a family including two children were killed, while three others were injured when the three-wheeler they were traveling in collided head –on with a car in Midigama, Weligama on the Colombo Matara Road, the Police said.

A man, his four-year-old son and his one month old baby were among the dead, the Police said.

The injured were admitted to the Matara Hospital.(Krishan Jeewaka Jayaruk and Sunil de Silva - Weligama)

  Comments - 3

  • Hadam Wednesday, 08 July 2015 09:12 AM

    What a tragedy, all the recent accidents are involving three wheelers and always ending with number of fatalities, government should seriously consider banning three wheelers and replace with hybrid cars.

    CITIZeN Wednesday, 08 July 2015 10:57 AM

    I think the government should impose a rule, where it says that 3 wheelers could only be used within the central areas of the town or the villages, so that there wont be much speeding traffic. what our people do is we take 3 wheelers and travel long distances on the main roads, where there are many speeding vehicles much heavier than a three wheeler. the government should take this into serious consideration.

    Nims Wednesday, 08 July 2015 04:00 AM

    Very unfortunate situation. 95 % of fatal accidents in Sri Lanka are connected to 3 Wheels. Why do the responsible authorities tuning a blind eye to this issue.


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