Two persons returning from a night club in a car were arrested for causing a hit-and- run accident in which an individual was killed and three others sustained injuries on the Marine Drive in Wellawatta this morning.
Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said investigation disclosed the duo were intoxicated and returning from a night club in Colombo and were driving towards Dehiwala.
The Wellawatta Police arrested the car driver and another person on board the vehicle when they were fleeing from the scene of the mishap.
Earlier, the driver of the car had ran over a cyclist and then three others along the Marine Drive. The injured were admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital where one of them succumbed to his injuries.
DIG Rohana said the injured were also in a critical condition.