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Four youth were killed in three separate road accidents in Horana, Ingirya and Weligama last night, Police said.

They said two persons, aged 19 and 20 were killed when a motorcycle they were traveling in collided head-on with a car at Wagawattha in Horana on the Ratnapura-Panadura Main Road. The victims were identified as residents of Handapangoda. The driver of the car has been arrested.

Meanwhile, a 16-year-old youth traveling in a motorcycle was died when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a tree in Weligama on the Weligama-Panchaliya Road.

Police said the victim, resident of Weligama, was succumbed to his injuries after admitted to the Ahangama Hospital.

Another 24-year-old rider was also killed when his motorcycle collided in head-on with a car near the Ingiriya Police Station last night.

Police said the motorcyclist, resident of Kegalle had tried to overtake a lorry and collided with the car.

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  • Dee Monday, 01 May 2017 07:19 AM

    So if they wore full face helmet would they have survived?

    ANTON Sunday, 30 April 2017 11:36 AM

    WHAT I HAVE NOTICED IS THAT MAJORITY OF YOUNGSTERS BELOW 25 YEARS ARE FLYING NOT RIDING MOTORBIKES. THEY ALWAYS TRY TO OVERTAKE FROM LEFT. PUTTING " VETTU" IN VERY UNSAFE MANNER.......... NOW WHO SUFFERS THE MOST, ....THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND LOVED ONES.

    ceylon Sunday, 30 April 2017 11:48 AM

    fools dont learn from advice.they learn from experience like this.unfortunately this is with death. via DM Android App

    Shelly. Sunday, 30 April 2017 12:55 PM

    Dasa masak kuse dara hath masak KIRI powa oya daruwanwa ammala heduwe weduwe oya vinnehiya karagannada. ... budu puthune. via DM Android App


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