One dead, several injured in fatal collision in Matara

One dead, several injured in fatal collision in Matara

November 21, 2020   01:08 pm


A man has died in a vehicle collision that took place in Eliyakanda area on Matara-Tangalle main road this morning (21).

According to Ada Derana correspondent, a bus and a lorry transporting tomatoes have collided head-on. 

The driver of the lorry reportedly died on the spot while five passengers of the bus sustained injuries.

The deceased has been identified as a 69-year-old from Bandattara area in Matara.

Matara Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.

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