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A grade-8 student of St. John’s Vidyalaya in Kuliyapitiya was injured while on the pedestrian crossing when a motorbike knocked the child who was on his way to school this morning. (Video by Upendra Senasinghe)

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  • Sanju Thursday, 16 June 2016 04:40 PM

    Motorcylists are an ignorant menace on our roads. The bystanders should have whipped his ass.

    Angie Friday, 17 June 2016 11:05 AM

    We face this problem every evening at Jambureliya junction on the Bandaragama/ Kesbewa road, We stand for several minutes at the pedestrian crossing and have to force ourselves forward, because the motorist will never stop at the crossing to allow the pedestrians to cross.

    Don Friday, 17 June 2016 12:04 PM

    It was clearly the fault of the biker as the law states. But pedestrians must take precaution while crossing even on the pedestrian crossing. I've seen people crossing with headphones and phones to their ears not paying attention to the vehicles. The police need to prevent this type of accident by warning pedestrians. People should never take eyes off on coming traffic while crossing. It's a matter of life and death. Advice should be to make eye contact with the motorist before proceeding.

    Veda-mama Thursday, 30 June 2016 05:19 PM

    Oh! Not to worry Don. These guys know "How to Avoid Eye Contact" and you will be standing by the Pedestrian Crossing for hours trying desperately to make one.


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