Two cops killed, three injured in accident

Published : 6:03 am  May 18, 2015 | No comments so far |  | 


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Late-City-DM-1-2 Lorry Van truck accident

By Darshana Sajeewa
Two police officers were killed and another three were injured when a van collided head-on with a tipper truck at Ududumbara in Senapitiya on the Kandy-Mahiyanganaya main road early yesterday morning.

Police said the officers, attached to the Galaha Police Station, were returning in the van after attending a funeral at Madugalle, Ududumbara. The injured police officers were admitted to the Kandy hospital.  The deceased have been identified as a Sub-Inspector (53) resident of Galaha and 33-year-old Police Constable from Menikhinna, police said.
The driver of the tipper truck was arrested and was to be produced before the Theldeniya Magistrate’s Court yesterday.