At least seven people were killed in several accidents reported in different parts of the country during the past twenty four hours, Police said.
They said two 18-year-old motorcyclists were killed in Ganemulla when their motorcycle collided with a bus last night, while another youth was killed when the motorcycle he was riding on veered off the road and hit a lamppost in Vaddukoddai, Jaffna last evening.
A 17-year-old youth was killed in a motorcycle accident in Elpitiya last evening, the Police said.
A 53-year-old man was killed in a three-wheeler accident in Mahiyanganaya while another 24-year-old youth was killed in Pelmadulla when his car veered off the road and toppled over.
Police said an 84 year-old man was knocked down by a car in Hungama last night.