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Two people killed after van crashes into policemen in Rajagiriya

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A van crashed into a group of policemen inspecting vehicles in Rajagiriya this morning killing a policeman and another person.

Police Spokesman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana said that the policemen were inspecting a mini lorry when the accident occurred.

A van had crashed into the policemen killing a Sub Inspector and an assistant of the mini lorry driver.

The accident had occurred on the Parliament Road between the Ayurveda round-about and the Rajagiriya flyover.

“The policemen where inspecting vehicles entering Colombo when a ‘Dimo Batta’ type lorry crashed into them,” the Police Spokesman said.

He said that a van heading to Borella from Battaramulla had then crashed into them.

This resulted in a 52-year-old Sub Inspector and an assistant of the lorry driver being killed.

The driver of the van has been arrested.  (ER)

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  • Lal Tuesday, 23 March 2021 11:28 AM

    ONE MORE KILLED DIMBULLA. WHAT IS HAPPENING TO OUR BANANA LANKA. LAST THREE DAYS 21 PEOPLES ARE KILLED BY ROAD ACCIDENTS.

    Thimothy joseph Tuesday, 23 March 2021 11:38 AM

    In experienced police work once again. They dont have any knowledge or sense, when stopping vehicles or choosing the place to avoid any accidents.

    Joshua Tuesday, 23 March 2021 12:39 PM

    Driver who was arrested must be ta cousin of Passara bus driver. Killers on the road.

    NIHAL B Tuesday, 23 March 2021 04:52 PM

    Was the killer driver's licence a lottery win, you never know,nowadays things one can win in lotteries

    Dickhead Tuesday, 23 March 2021 07:11 PM

    If its Police its OK. They don't deserve to live.


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