52 injured in Akuressa bus accident

52 injured in Akuressa bus accident

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52 were injured following the collision of two passenger buses. It is reported that the condition of six of them is critical. The accident happened when an SLTB bus collided with a private passenger bus in the Kiyaduwa area in Akuressa.
The SLTB bus of the Akuressa Depot which was plying from Akuressa to Colombo had collided head on with a private bus that was on its way to Akuressa via Pethetiyana in Weligama.
Those who sustained injuries in this accident were admitted to the Akuressa District Hospital. Thereafter six of them whose condition was critical was transferred to the Matara General Hospital. Some others were transferred to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital. The Police said that among the injured are the drivers of the two buses and their assistants.