Over 800 road accidents in Kurunegala, Puttalam during festive days | Daily News

Over 800 road accidents in Kurunegala, Puttalam during festive days

About 876 road accidents have taken place on main roads of the Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts during the New Year Festive season.

During the past five days, 923 persons were arrested for violating the traffic rules in the Kurunegala District.

A senior police officer in Kurunegala told Daily News today (16) that 12 persons died in motorcycle accidents and 23 persons died in different circumstances during the past four days.

Over 14,500 were injured and they underwent treatment at government hospitals, Dr. A.Priyadarshana, a senior DMO in Kurunegala, said.


 

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