Two teen brothers killed after being run over by van
The scene of the fatal crash where two brothers were run over by a van in Karamba. Pic by - Jude Samantha

Two teen brothers killed after being run over by van

August 18, 2013   05:45 pm

Two boys from the same family have died after they were run over by a van on the Puttalam-Kalpitiya road in Karamba this afternoon, leaving four others injured.

The deceased, two brothers aged 14 and 15, are residents of Palawiya-Karamba, Ada Derana reporter said.

The van was traveling from Kalpitiya to Ratmalana when it had suddenly veered off the road and hit the two boys before crashing into a pole.

The brothers were rushed to the Puttalam hospital, however had succumbed to injuries shortly.

 The driver of the vehicle and three passengers, including a woman, were wounded in the accident and admitted to the Puttalam Hospital.

Puttalam Police Traffic Unit is conducting investigations into the incident.

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