Nineteen injured in bus accident | Daily News

Nineteen injured in bus accident

A private bus plying from Galkiriyagama to Dambulla veered off the road near the Anakatawa Mahaweli Canal and overturned, injuring 19 persons on Tuesday. Among the injured were 14 women and a 7-year-old boy. Onlookers rushed to the scene and helped transport the injured to the hospital.

Police said the accident had occurred due to a defect in the engine. Investigations are continuing.