Two dead, one critical in collision | Daily News

Two dead, one critical in collision

Two persons died and one was seriously injured following a head-on collision involving a van and a bowser in Wariyapola on the Kurunegala - Puttalam main road on Saturday afternoon.

The accident occurred when the van they were travelling in, first collided with the oil bowser running towards Puttalam and with another bowser parked nearby next at around 12.30 noon in the Mamunuwa area.

Three persons including two women and the driver of the van were rushed to the Wariyapola District Hospital where the woman died on admission.The other victims were transferred to the Kurunegala Teaching hospital in critical condition and the driver had succumbed to injuries there.

The deceased are Chandrasoma Perera (78) and Priyasheeli Abeywardhana Jayaweera (67) of Mawathagama. The driver of the bowser was arrested.


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