A teenager has been arrested in Kattankudy after a four year old child was killed in an accident last night.
The police media unit said that the 16 year old boy was arrested after a parked lorry he was cleaning moved and rammed into the child.
The owner of the lorry had parked the vehicle at his house and had gone out when the 16 year old boy went to clean it.
While cleaning the lorry the brake got dislodged and the lorry moved towards a house on the opposite side of the road.
A four year old child from the house was injured when the lorry crashed into him.
He was admitted to the Batticaloa hospital but he succumbed to his injuries.