Five persons die, two injured in islandwide accidents | Daily News

Five persons die, two injured in islandwide accidents

Five persons were killed and two others seriously injured in road accidents in various parts of the country on Wednesday.

A mother and daughter were killed when a lorry collided head-on with the motorcycle they were travelling on near the 29th Mile Post on the Habarana-Polonnaruwa Road.

The deceased have been identified as a 58-year-old mother and a 30-year -old daughter, residents of Thalawa Jaya Sri Pura. The lorry driver has been arrested. Habarana Police are investigatng.

A motorcyclist was killed when his motorcycle collided with a lorry near the Cross Junction on the Uipamkulam Papamotte Road in the Adampan Police Division. The deceased has been identified as a 30-year -old resident of Adampan, Swarnapuri. The lorry driver has been arrested. Adampan police are investigating.

Another motorcyclist and his wife were seriously injured in a collision with another motorcycle heading towards Uswewa near the Pompeii Bridge on the Uswetiya-Kuttigala Road in the Angunakolapelessa Police Division. The woman on the pillion died, Police said.

A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision with a cab running towards Dekatana near the Panthetiya Bridge on the Dekatana Mandawala Road in the Pugoda Police Division on the same day.