Three people were killed following an accident in the Kalawanchikudi police area this morning.
According to the police, the accident took place along the Batticaloa – Kalmunai main road.
A van heading to Ampara from Batticaloa lost control and crashed into a three-wheeler and a motorbike and then a lamp post, the police said.
A man who was washing the parked three-wheeler and two pedestrians were killed in the accident.
The police said that the driver of the van was arrested. (Colombo Gazette)