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Accident in Kekirawa, 25 injured

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At least twenty five persons were injured when a private bus crashed into a ‘Maara’ tree along the Madatugama-Kekirawa road this evening.

According to the police the bus was on its way to Gampola carrying 30 residents from Gampola after attending a funeral in Kekirawa. The injured people were admitted to the Dambulla General Hospital and according to hospital authorities their in a stable condition.

The Kekirawa police are investigating into the incident and said that they cannot stil the cause of the accident. (Supun Dias and Kanchana Ariyadasa)

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  • roshan raz Thursday, 20 January 2011 04:27 AM

    cause of the accident is reckless driving. traffic cops are not botherd about bus drivers. since most of them are well looked after by the drivers and owners.

    Thomas Wednesday, 19 January 2011 03:34 PM

    Almost 95% of the private bus are so careless & driving fast to beat other buses, and finally meet with an accident, putting all passenger's lives in danger. Punishment should be jail plus cancellation for life.

    Neutral Thursday, 20 January 2011 06:59 AM

    Maaraya awaiting near the Maara gaha

    bernard Thursday, 20 January 2011 07:33 AM

    Allow passengers to break few bones of such careless drivers and the problem will be solved.

    sham Thursday, 20 January 2011 07:59 AM

    hello what about CTB busses????

    dpl Wednesday, 19 January 2011 05:02 PM

    DMV chief of staff must take notice and well trained drivers must give au thority to drive vehicles.but you fails do stop bribe to the department.

    Steve Wednesday, 19 January 2011 05:18 PM

    In other countries they use guns as weapons to kill others. In SL vehicles are used to do the same.

    Oyage Sudu Kella Thursday, 20 January 2011 03:57 AM

    Aiyo.... 'maara' accident ekak ney.

    pasha Thursday, 20 January 2011 04:07 AM

    people who r going to funeral should go slowly. because some soul like to take some partners for them from their relatives

    Maidan Thursday, 20 January 2011 04:22 AM

    These private bus drivers think that the road is only for them.
    Agree with Tomas's comment.


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