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Van collides with three motorbikes; three dead, three injured

Three persons died and two others were injured in a head-on collision between a van and three motorbikes in the Ranwala area off Kegalle on the Colombo-Kandy main road on Friday night. The three 27-year-old men are residents of Thulhiriya.

 Police say that the van travelling towards Kandy from Colombo collided head-on with the three motorbikes coming from Kegalle to Kandy.

The Police Media Spokesman’s Office said the five people travelling on the three motorbikes sustained serious injuries and three of them died while at the Kegalle hospital.

The van driver has been arrested and the Kegalle Police are investigating. Meanwhile, the final rites of the three youth was conducted in Kegalle on Saturday afternoon.

Mohammed Mansikhan from Thulhuriya who died in the accident is a newspaper selling agent of Lake House.


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