1 killed 10 injured in double cab accident

Published : 9:15 am  November 13, 2017 | No comments so far |  |  (403) reads | 



By Darshana Sanjeewa   

An 18-year-old student was killed and ten others were injured when a double-cab and a car crashed into a wayside wall at Rajagiriya at 1.50am yesterday.   


Police said a group of students in a leading school in Colombo were travelling from Moragasmulla towards Rajagi riya in a cab when it had skidded off the road and crashed into the wall of a house.   

The people travelling in the double-cab were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital while the 18-year-old Mohammed Aman, a resident of Mount Lavinia died on admission.   

Police said a car that was travelling behind the double cab also crashed into the wall and its driver was admitted to the hospital. A few of the students were receiving treatment at the ICU, police said. 

The Welikada police are investigating.