Police sergeant killed, pc injured in road accident

Published : 9:11 am  June 20, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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LATE-CITY-DM-4-5By Darshana Sanjeewa and Kanchana Ariyadasa   

A police sergeant was killed and a constable injured, when a car travelling towards Kandy had crashed into the two police personnel on patrol at Nildiya Uyana in Matale on Monday night. 


The two policemen attached to the Matale Police station, were admitted to the Matale Hospital, where the 49-year-old sergeant, Sathish Malaviaracchi, a resident of Dambulla died after admission to the hospital.   

The driver of the car carrying four passengers is said to have fallen asleep at the wheel resulting in the road tragedy.   The car driver was arrested.