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Eight-month-old killed, seven injured in Kochchikade accident

14 April 2018 10:33 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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An eight-month- old infant was killed and seven others were injured when the car they were travelling in veered off the road and crashed into railings of a nearby bridge at Madapalla in Kochchikade on the Negombo-Meerigama Main Road last evening, Police said.

According to the police, the driver had lost control of the vehicle.

Four women, three men and the boy were inside the car when it met with the accident. The injured were admitted to the Negombo General Hospital.

The deceased has been identified as Lushanth Yoga Shanthan, a resident of Periyamulla.

  Comments - 5

  • Asela Saturday, 14 April 2018 10:52 AM

    No wonder even animals wont be transported in this manner in a developed country...

    Mandy Saturday, 14 April 2018 11:34 AM

    Obviously a really overloaded vehicle - 7 adults in a five seater cannot be controlled effectively. The driver should be charged.

    Cleanman Saturday, 14 April 2018 11:44 AM

    So sad to hear this.. RIP

    Labby Saturday, 14 April 2018 12:26 PM

    Four women and three men in a car? What sort of car could that be?

    George Saturday, 14 April 2018 11:27 PM

    It's an SUV


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