Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, reduces Statutory Reserve Requirement as economic growth remains below potential
-- [44 minutes ago]
Government takes a revolutionary step in education for a modern Sri Lanka - PM
Sri Lanka Cricket new president Shammi Silva assumes duties
Sri Lanka President says the 'legitimate child' named 19th Amendment has been abused
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 1.2 percent in January 2019
UNP appoints a committee to probe State Minister Ramanayake's allegations
Written list of MPs alleged of using cocaine given to CID, Minister Ranjan Ramanayake says
Sri Lanka Navy assists to identify sand mining areas of Mahaweli River in Trincomalee
Managing fiscal deficits can increase investments in health and education in Sri Lanka - World Bank
India assists in the establishment of Information Technology Park in Jaffna

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.