Four persons were killed and 20 others were injured in a collision between a private bus collided with a tipper in the Batatha area on the Hungama-Ranna road last night. Police said that the victims were severely injured and rushed to the Tangalle Hospital. The driver of the bus, a male passenger, a female and a 3-year-old girl were killed in the accident. It was reported that the accident occurred when the tipper truck which was heading towards Ranna collided with a private bus coming from the opposite direction, when the tipper truck attempted to overtake a three-wheeler traveling in the same direction. Police is conducting further investigations.
Source: Sunday Observer January 19, 2020 01:52 UTC