Bus-trishaw collision injures four | Daily News

Bus-trishaw collision injures four

The vehicles involved in the accident. Picture by Rahula Samatha Hettiarachi, Ambalangoda Group Corr.
The vehicles involved in the accident. Picture by Rahula Samatha Hettiarachi, Ambalangoda Group Corr.

A bus and a three-wheeler had collided at Ambalantota, yesterday, around 9.30 am, injuring four members of a family.

The accident had occurred at the Mirijjawila junction, where a bus plying from Colombo to Hambantota had collided with a three-wheeler plying in the opposite direction.

The three-wheeler had caught ablaze upon collision and subsequently, the victims had sustained severe burn wounds.

They were identified as a father, mother and two children; aged one and eight. Eyewitnesses stated that many road accidents take place at the Mirijjawila junction and that a proper roundabout should be constructed to avert such tragedies.


 

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