Three people killed, 1 injured in head-on collision

11 July 2020 12:08 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

  • The lorry driver was arrested while the trishaw driver was admitted to hospital

By Nayanajeewa Bandara and Sumanasiri Gunathilaka  

  Three people travelling in a trishaw were killed and one injured yesterday in a head-on collision with a lorry at Anapallama on the Monaragala-Wellawaya road. 

The deceased identified as Urawatta Wetiarambage Priyantha Lal de Silva (37), Urawatta Wetiarambage Malani de Silva (72) and Pihillatenne Gedera Ruwan Priyadarshana (41) were residents of Anapallama in Wellawaya.   
The injured trishaw identified as Chamara Prasanna (31) was admitted to the Monaragala General Hospital and according to hospital sources is in a stable condition.   The police arrested the driver of the lorry which was used to transport bricks.


He was produced in the Wellawaya Magistrate’s Court yesterday while investigations were being conducted by the Wellawaya Police Traffic Division under the directions of Monaragala Division OIC SSP Samantha Wijesekera.   

 

  • The injured trishaw identified was admitted to the Monaragala General Hospital 

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




More than 1,000 Americans die from coronavirus for fifth day

Deaths from the coronavirus in the US have topped 1,000 for the fifth day in

Colombo inflation accelerates in July

Sri Lanka’s inflation measured by the Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI) i

Sri Lanka’s children fast becoming victims of adult industry

Sri Lanka has become an unsafe place for children. Even with a National Child

My time is up – Mahinda Deshapriya

With just hours to go before the 2020 Parliamentary Election, Election Commis