Road accident at Kiyanduwa - 52 injured

Road accident at Kiyanduwa - 52 injured

May 19, 2017   10:28 am

52 passengers have been injured in an accident in Kiyanduwa, along the Galle-Akuressa main road, Police state.

The accident occurred due to a collision between a bus operating under the Ceylon Transport Board (CTB) that was travelling from Akuressa to Colombo, and a private bus that was travelling in the opposite direction.

Out of the 52 injured, 31 were reportedly female. The two drivers are also said to be among the injured.

The injured have been admitted to the Akuressa Base Hospital for treatment. 6 have been transferred to the Matara Main Hospital for intensive treatment, owing to the severity of their injuries.

Akuressa Police are conducting further investigations into the accident.

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