Nine injured in prison bus mishap | Daily News


Nine injured in prison bus mishap

A bus belonging to the Department of Prisons carrying a group of suspects from the Galgamuwa Courts to the Mahawa Prison toppled on the high road at Kaluwilapatana after a lorry reversing to the main road from a bylane struck it and pushed it against a wayside embankment.

Three prison officers including the bus driver and nine other suspects who were injured have been admitted to the Galgamuwa hospital.

The driver of the errant lorry has been arrested by the Ambanpola Police to be produced before the Ambanpola Magistrate. Police investigations are continuing.

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