By P. H. P. Perera
Three persons were killed when their vehicle (Wagon R) veered off the road and crashed into a concrete pillar near the Air Force Camp in Ekala, Ja-Ela, police said.
They said the car was travelling from Ja-Ela to Minuwangoda when the accident took place at around 6.45 am yesterday on the Colombo-Minuwangoda Road. The deceased were identified as residents of Kotugoda, Pamunugama and Raddolugama.
Police suspect the accident occurred as the driver lost control of the vehicle due to speeding.