Two killed, another serious in Weppadi
A father and a daughter were killed and the mother was seriously injured and hospitalised when a van veered off the road and collided onto a tree at the Weppadi area on the Batticaloa-Valachchenai road.
The deceased are M. Hussain (54) and M.N. Hiba (4) father and daughter from Kattankudy. The woman injured in the accident, has been admitted to Batticaloa Hospital. Police said her condition is also critical. The investigation revealed that the cause of the accident was excessive speed.