Accident in Pollonaruwa injures 7

An accident in Pollonaruwa this morning injured 7 people, the police media unit said.

The police said that a trailer fixed to a tractor had got dislodged and toppled injuring the passengers on the trailer.

The seven people injured in the accident were admitted to the Manampitiya hospital for treatment.

The police said that three of the injured were transferred to the Pollonaruwa hospital for further treatment.

The driver of the tractor had fled following the accident.