Tipper mows down elderly woman | Daily News

Tipper mows down elderly woman

A 78-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries after being run over by a tipper in Galenbidunuwewa, last Monday.

According to the Police Media Spokesperson’s Office, the accident had taken place around 7.00pm when the victim was trying to cross the road to get to the Yakkala Hospital. The victim had succumbed to her injuries after being admitted to the Yakkala Hospital.

The victim was identified as Menik Appuge Ran Manika, a resident of Megodawewa in Yakkala. The Hospital Coroner was to conduct a postmortem on the body.

Galenbidunuwewa Police arrested the tipper driver. Investigations are continuing.


 

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