One dead, five injured in lorry-tractor collision
October 18, 2018 03:51 pm
One person was killed and another five were injured in an accident in the Puliyankulam area in Vavuniya this morning (18), stated Puliyankulam police.
The accident had occurred when a lorry collided with a tractor carrying a paddy harvesting machine, according to the Police.
Persons in the vehicles had sustained injuries while a person inside the lorry, named Mariyadas Mohanadas, had been killed in the accident.
The injured persons have been admitted to the Vavuniya Hospital, said the Police.
Police say that the tractor which carried the harvesting machine had been parked on the road when it was rear-ended by a lorry.
Puliyankulam Police is conducting further investigations on the matter.