4 killed and 4 more critically injured in 2 vehicular accidents in Mathara and Puthlam


Four were killed and 34 injured in two vehicular accidents that occurred in Matara last night and in Puttalam this dawn.

Hospital sources said that the condition of 4 of the injured was critical.

Two were killed last night in an accident in which a three-wheeler crashed head-on against a cab at Pallimulla on the Matara – Tangalle main road.

The three-wheeler that was plying from Matara towards Maedawatta had met with the accident at about 10 last night.

A 60-year old man and a 53-year old woman who travelled in the three-wheeler and who were wounded in the accident succumbed to their injuries after admission to the hospital.

While another wounded person is currently receiving treatment at the Matara hospital, the cab driver has been arrested.

Meanwhile two were killed and another 33 wounded in a vehicle accident that took place this dawn at SirambiAdiya on the Puttalam – Anuradhapura Road.


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