Jaffna Accident victims brought to Colombo

Jaffna Accident victims brought to Colombo

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The bodies of 11 people who died in an accident at Chavakachcheri yesterday were brought to Colombo today. Police said that the accident has occurred due to the driver of the van falling asleep. The van carrying a group of people on trip from Colombo to Jaffna collided with a SLTB bus yesterday in Chavakachcheri, Jaffna. A group of people from Kalutara, Millaniya and Kalutota had travelled in the van. 11 of them died in the accident while two of them were admitted to the hospitals. One of them is a passenger of the van and the other one is the driver of SLTB Bus. Additional Director of the Jaffna hospital Sammusa Raja said that their condition has improved. The bodies of 10 people out of the 11 who died were airlifted from Pallali Airport to Ratmalana Airport. The other body was taken on land route to Colombo.