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* Car-lorry collision kills six people in Sri Lanka
Sun, Jan 20, 2019, 01:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 20, Colombo: Six people have died when a car traveling towards Chilaw on the Colombo-Chilaw road collided with a lorry transporting fish near the Nainamadama Bridge at Wennappuwa at pre-dawn hours of Sunday.

According to the Police Media Unit the car rammed onto the lorry plying in the same direction, near the Nainamadama Bridge at around 3.15 am this morning.

Nine males in the car including the driver sustained serious injuries and were admitted to the Negombo and Marawila Hospitals. Six of the injured have succumbed to their injuries after admission to the hospitals.

Two of the injured have been transferred to the Negombo Hospital and another has been transferred to the Colombo National Hospital.

Four bodies are currently kept at the Marawila Hospital and the other two are lying at the Negombo Hospital.

Wennappuwa Police are conducting further investigations on the matter.


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