Two die, two injured in trishaw-lorry collision | Daily News

Two die, two injured in trishaw-lorry collision

Two persons died and two others were injured and admitted to the Wathupitiwala hospital when a three-wheeler and a lorry collided head-on at Kongasdeniya, Pasyala on the Colombo-Kandy Road around 2.45 am yesterday.

The deceased were identified as Viharagedara Isuru Indika, 27, a three-wheeler driver of Keralapitiya and E.A. Malsha Maduwanthie, 27, of Hospital Road, Pubudugama, Angoda. They died on admission to hospital. The injured receiving hospital treatment are Neranjala Warakapola and W. M. Mayuri Lakmini Neranjala. They were later transferred in a serious condition to the Colombo National Hospital.

All of them were in the three wheeler. The lorry had been transporting a consignment of glass from Colombo to Kandy. The lorry driver was taken into custody by Nittambuwa Police.

The inquest and the postmortem examination into the two deaths were due to be held at the Wathupitiwala hospital yesterday. 


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