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At least nineteen students of the Sri Jayewardenepura university have been hospitalized after the bus that they were traveling in collided head-on with a car at Navinna Junction in Maharagama on the High Level Road last night.

Police said around 65 students of the university who were on their way to the university after attending a programme in Thalangama area had met with the accident.

The injured students were admitted to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital. Police said one of the students has been transferred to the Colombo National Hospital.

Drivers of the bus and the car had been taken into custody and Maharagama Police are investigating.(DS)

 

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  • ceylon Sunday, 03 September 2017 10:14 AM

    their program is protest.now have a better holiday frm tax payers money. via DM Android App

    Dee Sunday, 03 September 2017 10:33 AM

    More keen and concerned about the safety of the occupants in the car.

    ANTON Sunday, 03 September 2017 10:40 AM

    UNDERGRADUATES WERE TAKEN BY AN UNDERTAKER.

    Citizen for Truth Sunday, 03 September 2017 10:48 AM

    Dear Ceylon or who ever you are First know the truth before commenting. These students have met with an accident and we have to act like humans. via DM Android App

    Ranjith Monday, 04 September 2017 10:13 AM

    If we are to see a noticeable reduction of fatal accidents, we should impose proposed higher penalties for traffic rule violations.Errant motorists cannot be tamed without stringent punishment.


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