Accidents kill two and injure 28

Accidents kill two and injure 28

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One school student has died and ten other students were critically injured in an accident at Rajagiriya, Madinnagoda area. Three of the injured are undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of the Colombo National Hospital. Police said that the accident has occurred around 2.00 a.m., today. The students had come to Rajagiriya after preparing for a function at the College. They had come in a cab and a motorcar. Police said that the vehicles which had been driven at high speed, had met with the accident in Rajagiriya. The injured have been admitted to Colombo National Hospital. Deputy Director of the accident ward of the Colombo National Hospital Dr. M.A.S.C. Samarakoon said that three of them are being treated at the Intensive Care Unit. In another accident at Welikanda, Naamalgama Area on Colombo – Batticaloe main road, one person has died and 19 have been injured. The injured have been admitted to Welikanda Hospital. Seven of them in critical condition have been transferred to Polonnaruwa General Hospital. A driver of a bus which was plying to Batticaloe has tried to avoid an accident with a van at Naamalgama area. Thereafter the bus has knocked down a motorcyclist who has died in the accident.