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Motorcyclist killed in accident

The motorcycle collided with a bowser resulting in the death of the rider. Picture by Ingiriya Central Group Corr.
The motorcycle collided with a bowser resulting in the death of the rider. Picture by Ingiriya Central Group Corr.

A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision of his vehicle with a bowser which was transporting fuel, in the Madala area, on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Sasanka Thivankara Perera (25), a resident of Karandana, Kiriella. The residents and police had to make a concerted effort to remove the motorcycle from under the bowser after the accident.

The motorcyclist was admitted to the Ingiriya Hospital in a critical condition, but succumbed to his injuries.

Traffic Division OIC Sub Inspector Weerasinghe is conducting further investigations on the instructions of Kiriella OIC Chief Inspector Sudath Bandara.