Accident

29 October 2012 11:11 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Several passengers were injured in a collision between a bus and a van at Uraniya in Walachchenai, Batticaloa this morning. Pix by Jifran Khan



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  • Samayang Monday, 29 October 2012 11:33 AM

    From which direction did that bus come from?

    sunny sena Monday, 29 October 2012 12:00 AM

    Typical Sri Lankan wants to know the details, as if he is a detective. via DM iPad app

    Sumithi Monday, 29 October 2012 12:58 PM

    Seems the back tyres of the bus are worn out...
    Slippery road and worn-out tyres perfect blend for an Accident...

    C. Seneveratne Monday, 29 October 2012 12:55 PM

    Roads in Srilanka is no mans land

    Shan Monday, 29 October 2012 01:06 PM

    May be unsafe direction

    Dinesh Monday, 29 October 2012 02:14 PM

    Weekend traveled to Dickwella by bus. 95% of the trip the bus was on the wrong side of the road. Reached just in 4 hours and 45 mins. Galle town just in 1 hour and 10 mins. Only on A2 road. Start of journey 5:30 am.

    kamal Monday, 29 October 2012 03:02 PM

    Very good question, I think from the sky...

    Public Abilik Tuesday, 30 October 2012 07:16 AM

    More Importantly, did the passengers allow safe passage for the bus driver and the conductor after the incident? These private bus drivers drive like insane donkeys. Once in a while, they need to be taught a lesson or two in kind (or in sinhala, අතින් පයින්). The cops are useless, since the bus mafia has the support of politicians.

    Sirisena Tuesday, 30 October 2012 08:49 AM

    Why are you insulting private bus drivers who are only doing their job? The real reason for these accidents are Indian made cars, vans, trucks, and buses which are defective and dangerous for Sri Lankan roads. We should buy Chinese cars. They are much safer and we should show them our appreciation.


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