At least 22 injured in tragic bus-lorry collision

At least 22 injured in tragic bus-lorry collision

June 9, 2023   08:01 am

Multiple people were left injured this morning (June 09) in a tragic head-on collision involving a bus and a lorry in the Embulgama area of Hanwella on the Colombo-Avissawella road.

According to the police, at least 22 individuals, including the drivers of the bus and the lorry, were rushed to the Homagama and Nawagamuwa hospitals, following the accident.

The lorry, which had been en route to Avissawella from Colombo, had collided head-on with a bus belonging to the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) plying from Akkaraipattu to Colombo.

Hanwella Police are conducting further investigations into the accident.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories



70-year-old critically injured after being crushed by fallen utility pole

Over 120 millimetres of rainfall recorded in Kukuleganga, Kalutara

Social Security Levy to be added to LECO to electricity bills from September

Another electricity tariff hike in October?

Maintaining both financial, social stability important - IMF on DDO programme (English)

President Ranil holds bilateral talks with Germany, Kazakhstan leaders (English)

Social Security Levy to be added to LECO electricity bills from this month (English)