A 43 year-old man and his 7 year-old daughter were killed and two other family members injured when their motor bicycle collided with a parked lorry at the 6th post road in Hingurakgoda last night.
Police said the victim’s wife and his son who were injured during the accident where admitted to the Hingurakgoda Hospital and later transferred to the Polonnaruwa Hospital.
Police identified the victims, Sumathipala Edirisingha and his daughter Sugandini Manodya, as residents of Hingurakgoda.
The driver of the lorry who was arrested by the police is to be produced before Hingurakgoda Magistrate.(DS)