One killed after ambulance hits motorcycle in Mullaitivu

One killed after ambulance hits motorcycle in Mullaitivu

March 14, 2018   10:56 am

A motorcyclist was killed following a head-on collision involving a motorcycle and an ambulance transporting a patient at Semmalai, Mullaitivu.

The incident had occurred last night when the ambulance was transferring a patient from Mancholai Hospital to Welioya Hospital.

The deceased was identified as Kandaiya Puwanendran (53), a resident of Semmalai in Mullaitivu.
 
According to police, the driver of the ambulance had lost control due to travelling at a high speed and the lack of light, resulting in the collision with the motorcycle .
  
The body of the deceased has been placed at the Mullaitivu Hospital while Mullaitivu Police is conducting further investigations.

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