A 24-year- old mother and her two year-old daughter were killed after a private bus ran over their motorcycle in Nugawela today.
A father, mother and daughter were injured following the accident and the mother and daughter succumbed to their injuries after the duo were admitted to the Thiththapajjala hospital.
The bus traveling from Katugasthota to Kurunegala had run over them when they fell off their motorcycle after colliding with another motorcycle which was traveling ahead of them.
The victims have been identified as residents of Ambanpola.
The driver of the bus has been arrested by the Police in connection with the incident. (Sheain Fernandopulle)