Teen driver arrested

A teenager has been arrested in Wellawatte for driving a car without a driving license, the police media unit said today.

The police said that a 15 year old boy was arrested after the car he was driving met with an accident in Wellawatte yesterday.

The car had crashed into a three-wheeler injuring the driver and a female passenger in the three-wheeler, the police said.

Both had sustained serious injuries and were admitted to the Kalubowila hospital for treatment.

The teenager, a resident of Wellawatte, is to be produced before a magistrate today.