One dead, five injured in Katubedda van crash | Daily News


One dead, five injured in Katubedda van crash

One person died and five were injured in a road accident at the Katubedda Junction in Moratuwa yesterday around 6.25 am.

A van plying to Colombo from Wadduwa and ánother van turning towards Piliyandala from the Katubedda crashed killing a bystander. He died upon admission to the Lunawa hospital. Five persons were critically injured, Moratuwa Police said.

The decreased was identified as A.D.Somapala, aged 63, a resident of Henegama, Mathugama.

The injured include the drivers of the two vans and another three persons who were inside a hotel where the van crashed against while turning from the Katubedda junction.

Moratuwa police are investigating.

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