Two killed in Mattakkuliya lorry accident – Two three-wheelers smashed

A woman and another person have been killed in a road accident near a hotel in the Mattakkuliya area.

The accident occurred when a lorry traveling from Modara to Wattala veered off the road and collided with two three wheelers coming from the opposite direction at around 08.40 this morning (02).

The driver and a woman traveling in a three wheeler have died in the accident.

The deceased have been identified as two residents of Mattakkuliya.

The driver of the other three-wheeler and its occupant were injured in the accident and were admitted to the National Hospital for treatment, police said.

The driver of the lorry involved in the accident has been arrested and the Mattakkuliya Police are conducting further investigations

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