Drunken driver of SLTB bus which met with an accident in Padiyathaalawa arrested


One person was killed and another 27 persons including a woman were injured in an accident in which an SLTB bus collided against a lorry at Gal-Odaya in Padiyatalaawa in Ampara last afternoon.

The person killed in the accident was the lorry driver.

While wounded persons have been admitted to the Padiyatalawa Hospital, a hospital spokesman said that their condition was not serious.

Police said that by now it had been revealed that the bus driver had been driving  under the influence of liquor.