Four individuals including a woman were admitted to the Polgahawela hospital after their three-wheeler crashed into a horse in Polgahawela on the Colombo-Kurunegala main road last night, police said.
They said the three-wheeler was transporting three persons on hire at the time of the accident when the rider was unable to control the horse that had taken a sudden turn to the right side of the road. The three-wheeler which was travelling behind the horse had then crashed into it.
The three-wheeler that had then toppled, was severely damaged.
The injured woman was later transferred to the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital for further treatment.
Polgahawela police are conducting further investigations. (Adhikari Mudiyanse)