Motorcyclist, fishing cat die in accident | Daily News

Motorcyclist, fishing cat die in accident

A student whose motorcycle ran over a fishing cat died together with the animal. The accident took place at Walikala, Tibbotugoda, Horana area on yesterday. The victim, Taraka Dananjaya (20) a resident of Halthota, Horana was an A/L student of Bandaragama Wickramashila Pirivena College. Dananjaya had gone to watch a musical show at Horana on Thursday night and was returning when the accident occurred.

The fishing cat had suddenly ran across the road and Dananjaya who applied the brakes in his quest to save the animal's life veered off the road crashed into a culvert.

The pillion rider sustained minor injuries.

Horana Police is investigating.


 

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