Two children dead, mother injured in car accident | Daily News


 

Two children dead, mother injured in car accident

Two children died and their mother were injured when they were hit by a car allegedly driven by a teenager in Weeraketiya on Friday evening.

The deceased were identified as Tanuri Dihansa Rajapakshe (11), a Grade 5 student of the Tangalle Model Primary School, and Thanuja Nimsara Rajapakshe (6), a Grade 1 student of the same school. They were residents of Nalagama, Vitharandeniya.

Their mother, H.G.Disna Ranjani (44), who was critically injured, has been admitted to the Matara General Hospital.

The mother was accompanying her two children to a tuition class when they were hit by the speeding car, police said.

The car driver, a Grade 11 student of the Weeraketiya Rajapakshe Central Collage, has been taken into custody by Weeraketiya police.

Weeraketiya police are investigating.


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