An eight-year-old student was killed and four others injured when they were crushed between two vehicles at a car park of a leading school in Kandana.
Police said the tragedy occurred when a van crashed in to another at the school car park.
Three of the injured were currently undergoing treatment, while another had left the hospital following treatment, Director of the Ragama Hospital Dr. Samaranayake said.
He said that the student who died had internal bleeding due to liver injury.
Police said that a 69-year-old van driver, a resident of Kadawatha, had been arrested and two vans had been seized over the tragedy. (News and Pix by Devapriya Chandrasiri)
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