40 injured and one dead in Mawanella bus accident | Daily News

40 injured and one dead in Mawanella bus accident

One person died and 40 others sustained injuries when the bus veered off the road and toppled on to a side last night in the Pahala Kadugannawa area in Mawanella.

According to the Police, the bus was carrying a group of teaching students and teachers from Attalachchena, Akkaraipattu (Addalaichenai National College of Education), The police further stated that 50 persons were in the bus at the time of the accident.

The 32-year-old driver’s assistant had succumbed to his injuries upon admittance to the Kandy Hospital.

The injured have been admitted to the Kandy and Mawanella hospitals.

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