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Pictured here is the wreckage of the van which met with a tragic accident at Chavakachcheri in Jaffna this afternoon. Pix by Sithum Chaturanga

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  • Kumara Sunday, 18 December 2016 07:16 AM

    According to photos bus driver has done everything possible minimise the impact. Van driver may have tried to overtake or fallen sleep.

    Kj Sunday, 18 December 2016 08:48 AM

    Deadly overtake??

    Cricy Sunday, 18 December 2016 12:09 PM

    People are over taking riskily from right, because overtaking from left is 25000.

    Tavisha Sunday, 18 December 2016 02:15 PM

    Overtaking against oncoming vehicles is the major killer on the road. Sadly this is not amongst the offenses that qualify for the highest fines. The police also concentrate their energy on those who cross single or double lines on roads without vehicles, whereas their priority should be nabbing those who overtake against oncoming traffic regardless of whether or not there is a single/ double line

    Bala Saturday, 17 December 2016 03:14 PM

    For this type of offence there should be Rs.100,000 fine and total cancellation of licence to drive.

    Ajja Saturday, 17 December 2016 03:27 PM

    O my God!!! head on collision?? a highway would have saved them ....

    Jagath Leanage Saturday, 17 December 2016 03:30 PM

    Van is in the wrong side. We presume driver fallen asleep .


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