Van crashed into tree: Six killed, three injured

9 March 2020 08:21 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Six people were killed and three others injured after a van crashed into a tree at Lunugamwehera on the Mattala-Kataragama Main Road early this morning.

Police said the van was travelling towards Kataragama when the driver lost control of the wheel and skidded off the road and crashed into the tree.

Nine people who are residents of Galle were injured and six of them succumbed to their injuries on admission to the Lunugamwehera Hospital.

The others were transferred to the Hambanthota and Debarawela Hospitals.


  Comments - 5

  • Dilshan Silva Monday, 09 March 2020 10:32 AM

    What happened to the tree?

    Rajpriya, G - Monday, 09 March 2020 12:38 PM

    In a terrible Shock ! Rajpriya - Germany

    Mk Monday, 09 March 2020 11:21 AM

    This not driver’s mistake. Who planted the tree wrong place. Please arrest the plant owner. This is the new law from srilanka

    Gamayas Monday, 09 March 2020 04:06 PM

    What is Mk - Modaya kumbal

    Safe driver Monday, 09 March 2020 02:56 PM

    Not all licensed drivers are drivers in our country!

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