35 sustained injuries in two bus accidents. The accidents happened in the Kahawatte and Elpitiya areas.
20 suffered injuries when two buses collided head on at the Bogaha Junction at Ambalanwatte in Kahawatte. A bus plying from Suriyawewa to Colombo collided head on with a bus operating from Piliyandala to Kataragama. The wounded were admitted to the Kahawatte Base Hospital.
Meanwhile two buses collided head on in the Uhanowita area at Pitigala along the Elpitiya and Pelawatte road. As a result 15 suffered injuries. The Police said that a bus moving from Elpitiya to Pelawatte met an accident with another bus plying from Pelawatte to Elpitiya. The injured passengers were admitted to the Elpitiya Hospital. The drivers of the two buses were brothers of the same family. Some of the injured had been discharged after receiving treatment while some are still warded.