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Two motorcyclists were killed in an accident involving a bowser carrying fuel and a lorry in Ahungalla last night, police said.

The two men had died on admission to the hospital. The Ahungalla police are conducting investigation into the incident. (Sanath Desmond)

  Comments - 2

  • Concerned Saturday, 05 May 2012 07:37 AM

    Riding indiscipline of motor cyclists on roads are rampant today. Overtaking other vehicles on wrong side, creeping in between moving vehicles irresponsibly to overtake, erratic swaying from lane to lane etc are not treated as traffic violations by the police. Until some positive steps are taken to control road indiscipline by motorcyclists these unfortunate incidents take place and valuable lives are lost. Hiding in some corner and catching motorists who cut the single line is the only traffic offense for the Police today.

    Gamini C. Kumara Monday, 07 May 2012 02:54 AM

    Road accidents are on the increase. The situation calls for prompt action.

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