Three killed in Kalawanchikudi

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)