A woman killed in an accident on the Southern Highway; 7 hospitalised


A female passenger was killed and seven others injured when a van skidded off the road near the 73rd kilometer post on the Southern Highway this morning.


Police said the deceased was identified as a 28 year old woman. 


The other injured passengers have been rushed to Karapitiya hospital.


ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said that the van was traveling from Kottawa to Galle had toppled and collided with the left side fencing, at around 7.00am today.