A car crashed into a tent killing an 8 month old infant and the mother while injuring 6 persons at Jampettah street opposite St. Anthony’s church, Kochchikade this morning, police said.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror police spokesman Ajith Rohana said, that the victims were from Kalawana, Rakwana area and were resting in the tent made for the Kochchikade feast when the incident occurred.
The car driver who crashed into the tent had abandoned the car and fled.
The injured were admitted to the Colombo general hospital. Police are conducting further investigations. (Sanath Desmond)