Over 300 accidents reported on Southern Expressway
A total of 310 accidents have been reported so far since the Southern
Expressway, the first Expressway in Sri Lanka, was opened on November
27, last year.
Ports and Highways Deputy Minister Nirmala Kothalawala said damages
caused by the accidents to the Southern Expressway stood at around
Over 1.8 million vehicles have entered the Southern Expressway
through eight interchanges and the government has earned over Rs 540
million since the Expressway was opened.