Car topples into Kotmale reservoir; one body recovered
February 18, 2018 07:43 pm
A car traveling towards Chilaw from Nuwara Eliya has toppled into the Upper Kotmale reservoir at Talawakelle.
A body has been recovered while operations are underway to recover the others, Ada Derana reporter said.
The accident had occurred at around 4.00pm today (18) when the car traveling at a high speed veered off the road and toppled due to the driver losing control of the vehicle.
The car had plunged into the Upper Kotmale reservoir while the body of a woman has been recovered so far and transferred to the Lindula Hospital.
Police and residents in the area are carrying out search operation to recover other bodies of possible victims.