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Airman dies in accident

An airman injured in an accident at Ballapana, Divulapitiya, on the Colombo – Kurunegala road, succumbed to his injuries on admission to the Divulapitiya District Hospital, recently.

The deceased was identified A.A. Ravindu Sampath, a 21-year-old resident of Watinapaha.

Preliminary investigations revealed that he had been riding his motorcycle from Divulapitiya to Minuwangoda and, when he had tried to overtake three other motorcycles, he had got thrown off from his seat and had crashed into a mini-lorry plying in the opposite direction.

Divulapitiya Hospital Judicial Medical Officer Dr. Hemantha Alwis, who conducted the postmortem, said the death was due to multiple injuries to the head.


 

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