Teen cyclist dies in accident | Daily News

Teen cyclist dies in accident

A 13-year-old cyclist died after he was knocked down by a bus at Ihala Puliyankulama along the Puttalam – Trincomalee highway on Friday, police said.

The SLTB bus which was overtaking another STBTB bus had hit the cyclist when he attempted to cross the road in front of the second bus, which had stopped to pick passengers.

The victim had died on admission to the Aluthgama Hospital, police said.

Saliyawewa Police have arrested the driver of the first bus and are conducting investigations.

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