A 10-year-old girl and her 47-year-old mother were killed on the pavement in Dematagoda along Baseline Road, when a car driven by a 15 year old boy crashed into them last night.
The victims had succumbed to their injuries when they were admitted to the National Hospital. Police said the driver has been arrested.
Video by Richan
Comments - 18
SAM Sunday, 17 January 2016 05:33 PM
road rules already in place, need to be enforced and or implemented.
iemerald Sunday, 17 January 2016 05:51 PM
do we have a name for this kid and the mother.is it witheld due to political pressure and interference.
Maya Sunday, 17 January 2016 06:06 PM
Do not be cruel on parents. It may be a case where boy could have taken the key without there knowledge and that is common in joy ridings
Mohan Sunday, 17 January 2016 09:36 AM
Name and Shame the proud parents of the twat
ranjith silva Sunday, 17 January 2016 09:44 AM
Let the minor drivers parents be responsible for this crime.
Nishantha Sunday, 17 January 2016 10:04 AM
Traffic cops are only there to see cars who cuts lines... but not reckless drivers of buses and luxury vehicles
Sapu Sunday, 17 January 2016 10:14 AM
Can a minor be arrested for reckless driving? The parents will have to pay big fines to teach them a lesson
Channa Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:01 AM
Bad age. Bad act. Bad end.
mohan Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:06 AM
Charge the car owner for negligent (unless stolen) , and put the driver in Correction school
Shan Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:29 AM
Parents should be jailed.
Fassey Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:45 AM
Parents should be arrested for letting a minor drive a vehicle specially in the night. This is utter irresponsibility of the parents. Severe punishment should be given. Two lives lost in vain. Who can replace this loss for concerned family. Very tragic
Sha Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:48 AM
The parents are responsible. Let the police take the legal action.
Yapa Sunday, 17 January 2016 01:12 PM
The responsibility lies with the owner of the car
Premalal Sunday, 17 January 2016 01:57 PM
First the police have to check whether the boy is a son of a V.V.I.P.
Raj Sunday, 17 January 2016 02:49 PM
If the kid cannot be jailed, send him to a rehabilitation centre for 5 years! Arrest the parents and car owner!
southpaw Sunday, 17 January 2016 03:12 PM
without doubt he is the son of a political big wig who suffer from superiority complex.
Bala Sunday, 17 January 2016 03:50 PM
Remember it could have been your family - knocked down by a unresponsible set of parents and a reckless 15 year old.
Eran Sunday, 17 January 2016 04:40 PM
Oh !!! When these tragedies end ? Need strict road rules soon to be established .
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