Deadly accident in Manampitiya

At least 3 people were killed and several others were injured when a bus veered off the road and crashed at Manampitiya today.The police said that the bus which met with the accident was transporting employees of a government institution. The bus was heading to Batticaloa from Colombo after the passengers had attended an event in Colombo when the accident took place. The police said that 18 passengers were injured in the accident and rushed to hospital, the police said. The bus veered off the road and crashed into a tree. The driver of the bus was among those killed. The police said that 8 women are among those injured. (Colombo Gazette) read more