42 injured as bus topples at Walapane

Published : 9:10 am  February 28, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 

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By Thilanka Kanakarathna and Shantha Chandrasiri  

At least 42 passengers were injured when a bus travelling from Theripaha to Nildandhahinna toppled at Walapane yesterday, Police said.

 

The injured were admitted to the Nildandhahinna and Walapane Hospitals 

 

  They said the driver of the speeding bus had lost control of the vehicle which crashed into a wayside house before toppling over.


The injured were admitted to the Nildandhahinna and Walapane Hospitals while one of the passengers in a critical condition was transferred to the Nuwara Eliya Hospital.  


Theripaha Police said some 60 passengers including eight students were in the bus at the time of the accident and that the bus driver was arrested.    

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