17-year-old motorcyclist killed in fatal accident
August 14, 2020 12:18 pm
A teenager has died in a fatal motor accident at Buduruwakanda Junction in Padeniya of Galgamuwa police division on Thursday (13).
A lorry which had been en route to Anuradhapura from Galgamuwa had stopped midway on the roadside.
It had then made a U-turn to return to Galgamuwa area when a motorcycle travelling towards Anuradhapura crashed against the lorry, leaving its motorcyclist in a critical condition.
However, the injured individual, who was admitted to the Galgamuwa Hospital, succumbed to injuries while receiving treatment.
The deceased was identified as a 17-year-old residing in Siyambalangamuwa in Galgamuwa.
The driver of the lorry has been placed under arrest over the accident and Galgamuwa Police is carrying out further investigations into the incident.