Five injured in five-vehicle crash on expressway
October 31, 2021 01:34 pm
Five vehicles including an ambulance of the Police Special Task Force were involved in a multiple vehicle collision at Galanigama on the Southern Expressway.
Five persons including a police constable attached to the STF have been wounded and hospitalised following the crash, according to expressway traffic police.
The vehicles involved in the collision, a ‘1969’ police ambulance, two cars, two lorries and a cab, have also sustained damages.
Reports state that the accident had occurred when the ambulance had arrived to the scene of a separate accident at the same location to treat the wounded when the cab collided with a car and the ambulance.
The injured persons have been admitted to the Homagama Base Hospital.