Three people wee killed in an accident involving a three-wheeler and lorry in the Udawalawa area this morning, the police media unit said.
The police said that the lorry was heading to Ratnapura from Embilipitiya when the accident took place.
The lorry crashed into the three-wheeler which was heading towards Embilipitiya from Ratnapura.
Both vehicles crashed head-on killing the three people in the three-wheeler.
The driver of the lorry has been arrested.