Ten accidents on the Expressway

16 April 2012 05:45 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Ten road accidents were reported for the 24 hours from 6am on Sunday (15) to 6am this morning on the Southern Expressway.  Seven persons, one of them seriously, were injured. Two of the injured  were Indians.

The injured were admitted to Elpitiya, Karapitiya, Nagoda and Panadura hospitals and the National Hospital.  

190 accidents, including two fatal accidents, have been reported on the Expressway. (Buddhika Kumarasiri)
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  • Lone Ranger Monday, 16 April 2012 06:41 AM

    Reason, it was raining and some continued to drive at 100 km/h. Most of the accidents were due to skidding off the road and hitting the side rail.

    safeway Monday, 16 April 2012 07:11 AM

    Imagine if there are more expressway in the country ? the mental attidude of the SL people towards road safety must change!

    Noor Monday, 16 April 2012 07:27 AM

    Fix speed radars on the road, you will get the best result reduced accidents.

    Trualf Monday, 16 April 2012 07:37 AM

    We have to learn how to drive in Highway and Driving with care will prevent all these accidents..

    Jeevan Monday, 16 April 2012 08:48 AM

    Even on that Tsunami alert day this much of accidents did not happen along this road!

    scooby Monday, 16 April 2012 09:16 AM

    1st make roads in Colombo without making highways.
    2nd learn to drive on Colombo roads before driving on the highway.

    lovesri Monday, 16 April 2012 09:50 AM

    Attitude monitors fixed on the hearts of everyone


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