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Two racing drivers arrested over Fox Hill tragedy

22 Apr 2024 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

By Prasad Rukmal

Diyathalawa, April 22 (Daily Mirror)- Two racing drivers who participated in yesterday's Fox Hill Super Cross 2024 racing event have been arrested by the police over the accident which killed seven people.

The arrested are a 36-year-old racer from Matara and 47-year-old from Mahakanda, Peradeniya.

They have also sustained injuries due to the accident and are under treatment at the Diyathalawa Hospital under police security.

Seven individuals including an eight-year-old child were killed and 20 others hospitalized with injuries when two racing cars lost control and collided with a group of spectators.