Two killed in Hatton three-wheel accident

Published : 9:01 am  September 17, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Thilanka Kanakarathna  

Two individuals succumbed to their injuries after the three-wheeler in which they were traveling toppled on the Hatton- Nuwara Eliya Road and crashed into a private bus coming on the opposite lane last evening, police said.  


The victims were identified as Kandamuththu Mohan Shiva (37), a resident of Dayagama and Kandasami Amarasekaran (40), a resident of Welimada.  The driver of the three-wheeler who received severe injuries had admitted to the Glen Cairn Hospital and later transferred to Kandy Teaching Hospital.  

The driver of the private bus has been taken into custody by the Hatton Police while the post-mortem over the accident to be conducted today.  

Hatton Police suspect that the excessive speed of the trishaw may have caused the accident.