Wed, 08 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

Three killed, two injured in a van-tipper truck accident

16 August 2019 09:23 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Three people including two women were killed while two others were injured when a van and a tipper truck collided head-on at Meegaswewa area on the Habarana-Dambulla main road last night, police said.

The injured were admitted to the Dambulla Hospital.

The deceased aged 33, 40, and 27 were residents of Kurunegala and Polonnaruwa.

The tipper driver was arrested by the Habarana police. (Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa)


Video by Kanchan Kumara Ariyadasa

Pix by Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa

  Comments - 1

  • Warren Raed Friday, 16 August 2019 03:35 PM

    No point in arresting drivers. Use your head and come up with intelligent solutions instead of letting people die at this rate. A totally ignorant and inefficient police department that is not at all suitable to this country. You will arrest him and bail him the next day. That’s where the problem is.

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

A Sri Lankan giving dignified burials to unclaimed bodies for five decades

After their death, most people are memorialized at a service, surrounded by g

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter