Bus plunges off road injuring 29 passengers

Bus plunges off road injuring 29 passengers

April 23, 2018   06:34 pm

29 passengers were injured when a SLTB bus running  from Samimale to Hatton skidded off Hatton-Maskeliya main road, Ada Derana Correspondent reported.

The accident took place at around 4 pm today (23), in Niwweligama, Norwood area, reports claim.

The Norwood police said that the bus went out of control due to high speed, plunged 15 feet down a precipice and stopped by a house in the vicinity.

The causalities were admitted to Dickoya Base Hospital, according to Norwood police.  The condition of some of the injured are severe, hospital sources reported.

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