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A traffic jam was reported in Orugodawatta after a container toppled this morning. The container lorry was heading to Orugodawatta from Borella. No injuries have been reported and the cause for the accident has not been ascertained yet.

Traffic Police have taken steps to clear the traffic jam, police said. (CP)
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  • Kiris Baba Amaray Thursday, 30 January 2014 04:50 AM

    Like in other countries, these Heavy vehicles should be diverted into a seperate root to prevent such accidents and making the public in trouble specially in the school hours and Office hours. IGP over to you.

    Ukussa Friday, 31 January 2014 05:17 AM

    Containers arenuisense during peak hours. Why cannot the IGP implement a rule to allow containers to use the roads from10pm to 6 am enabling the traffic to use the roads without any interruption. Hope the government will take note of this.

    Bish Thursday, 30 January 2014 05:06 AM

    I can not understand why they are allowing containers during high jam. There should be a proper plan to minimize container movements in to the Colombo city.

    inmguru Thursday, 30 January 2014 04:13 AM

    Containers always create traffic..as they use the full width of the road

    Azee Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:00 AM

    Why on earth do they allow containers to use highways during peak hours ? via DM Android App

    Rohan Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:00 AM

    Many police man are crazy.. When they ride their Mo.Bicycles they don't use signal lights.. 90% Motorist also when they TURN TO RIGHT never used signal lights.. Specialy Borella juntion .... Vehicles come along Baseline Rd. to Borella T.lights then turn to Ward place never use Signal light creating huge traffic jam.. POLICE MAN ON DUTY THERE THINKS DRIVER GOING TO SAVE ELECTRICITY DUE TO BRAKE DOWN OF NOROCH CHOLE... Dear IGP Its a offence if someone not use signal light at right time.. Please advice them to charge the offence drivers... via DM Android App


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