At least two people were killed in a collision between a van and a motor cycle in the Wattala, Thelangapatha junction on the Colombo – Negombo main road this morning, Police said.
The victims from Wattala aged 23 and 30 had died on admission to the Ragama Hospital, police said.
Comments - 9
Yuri Sunday, 14 July 2013 06:57 AM
too sad, most of the motor cycle guys are running to be killed. so much in a hurry ...
silva Monday, 15 July 2013 06:13 AM
Seat belt rule is only for english number plates only and there is no road seperation for motor bike for road safety.
ANTON Sunday, 14 July 2013 07:36 AM
YES, SPECIALLY YOUNG ONES, WHAT A GREAT SHOCK TO THEIR PARENTS OR FAMILY MEMBERS.
Sanath Sunday, 14 July 2013 08:41 AM
Country is having nonesense rules..seat belt is required who ever drives cars only his country..And agins only few cities.. but other vehicles goes like hewire. Moter cycles doesn't follow any rules and specially law and order should stop going one family in a bike. I hv noticed this SL only..
Asitha Monday, 15 July 2013 06:57 AM
I am from Wattala and I know this place. It is a dangerous place. But in light of how most of the motor cyclists ride today, I won't be surprised if they died due to their own doing. They have absolutely no regard for the safety of them or the others and respect no rad rules. Ride like idiots on both lanes of the rad and rarely give room to bigger or faster vehicles. Also they are famous for riding on the middle white line of the road and/or abrupt drive-ons from by-roads to main roads.
kukula Monday, 15 July 2013 02:21 AM
Motorcycles dont have seat belts ...are you planning to invent one - all seats
sltk2004 Monday, 15 July 2013 12:18 PM
There were only two people riding the bike here, but has that helped ?
Anuruddha Sunday, 14 July 2013 02:50 PM
I know of people who died as they didn't wear rear seat belts. People are too lazy to wear them. Most well known case is Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed in 1997. Their security guard escaped because he wore them.
For your lives' safety, wear belts on all seats.
Anne Monday, 15 July 2013 05:34 AM
Should bring up a new rule that ONLY two people can ride on a motor bike.
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