Two persons were killed in a collision between a bowser truck and a lorry on the Southern Expressway this morning, said the Police.
The bowser truck en route to Mattala from Kottawa had collided with a lorry parked on the expressway.
The police further said that, a 72-year-old who was travelling in the truck had died on the spot and the 61-year-old driver of the bowser truck died on admission to the Matara Hospital.
The truck driver’s assistant has sustained critical injuries and is currently under medical care at the Matara Hospital.
Further investigations are underway.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 – 11:14