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At least eight people had been injured following a head on collision of a private bus and an navy truck in the Mirisgoniya Junction at Dambulla this morning, the Police said.

Bus was heading to Colombo from Kalmunai and the Army truck was heading to Trincomalee from Welisara.

The injured were admitted to the Dambulla Hospital. (Chaturanga Pradeep)




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  • ikram Wednesday, 26 February 2014 11:57 AM

    army people drive like idiots cuz they dont have to pay a traffic ticket -.- via DM Android App

    Dee Wednesday, 26 February 2014 07:58 AM

    OK now we know who drove like what. But lets arrest the bus driver.

    Tom Wednesday, 26 February 2014 04:04 PM

    Not only Army long distence Bus drivers also driving crazy Way.. Some of Buses own by Polce officers & politicos.. or their relatives.. Traffic police in those areas hiding in Huts or behind trees wating 2catch Tourist vehicles & Pilgrims.. Because they can recogniz from Number plate.. They never catch those out buound buses. Empty & over load Trucks. Trucks without Mud Flap.. (Cause damage to windscreen of other vehicles) Dear IGP Pls. make arrangment to accept to vedio clip about arrrent drivers & police officers & punished them. Genaral public able 2provide video of such culprits.. via DM Android App

    ikram Wednesday, 26 February 2014 05:51 PM

    @Dee well that is what happens in our country.. via DM Android App

    Prasanga Wednesday, 26 February 2014 04:01 PM

    most often the news focuses and highlights bad driving of private bus drivers. But I think so many people drive so badly. what about Trishaw drivers and motorbikes...? the way the pizza delivery motor bikes go, makes you wonder if they value the pizza more than their own life.

    Jamie boy Thursday, 27 February 2014 05:24 AM

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