A 31-year-old man and his 3-year-old child were killed while his wife sustained injuries when the car they were travelling in skidded off the road and toppled at Kumdukwela in Ella yesterday.
Police said the victims were admitted to the Badulla Hospital and the man and the child succumbed to injuries.
The mother of the child is undergoing treatment at the Hospital. The victims were identified as residents of Weliarawa.
RE Monday, 16 April 2018 10:02 AM
Time has come for the proper experts the Physicists to take over the designing of vehicles from the Engineers whose knowledge of Physics and Mathematics is very limited.This kind of tragedy should not happen in the 21st century.
Sarath Monday, 16 April 2018 11:15 AM
Only the engineers would vote against this important comment.Peoples lives are infinitely more important than the artificially hyped engineering education.
ANTON Monday, 16 April 2018 11:28 AM
IN THAT CASE , EMERGENCY MEDICAL UNITS SHOULD BE SET UP EVERY FIVE KILOMETERS.
Citizen Perera Monday, 16 April 2018 11:37 AM
Accident never happen ..but it occurs.
Hadam Monday, 16 April 2018 12:14 PM
Heart breaking incident. May they rest in peace and may god help the mother to overcome her difficulties.
RuwanL Monday, 16 April 2018 12:22 PM
Came on Southern Express Way yesterday! Most of the drivers don't seem to know how to drive on a highway! The minimum distance is never maintained!!!
Booo Monday, 16 April 2018 01:52 PM
He he. Do you know how to keep the minimum distance. Speak something you know
Jaliya Monday, 16 April 2018 03:44 PM
many people drive on the expressway as if they are on a normal street WE CANNOT HAVE driving discipline and rules one for the roadways and another for the expressway. some idiots will try to pass another vehicle just in front of you by cutting you off thinking that you are able to stop.
ajith Monday, 16 April 2018 03:58 PM
Boo, If you dont know search for the two second rule. Safe distance is over 30 meters in 100kmph
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