Three killed, 8 injured in Puttalam accident

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By Sheain Fernandopulle and Hiran Priyankara   

At least three people including a child were killed while eight were injured when a van veered off the road and crashed on to a tree in Puttalam yesterday afternoon.

Police said the accident took place at the 4th Mile Post on the Puttalam-Anuradhapura Road allegedly due to excessive speeding.


A man, woman and child had died upon admission to the Puttalam hospital while two people among the injured were transferred to Colombo in a critical condition.
Among the injured persons receiving treatment at the Puttalam Hospital are four children.The victims were reportedly returning home after a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu.  

 

 

 

 

 
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