Two killed in Maharagama accident

Two people were killed following a road accident in Maharagama this morning, the police media unit said.

According to the police, a vehicle crashed into a motorbike at the junction to turn into the Mahawatha road.

The motorbike crashed into the vehicle head-on killing one person on the spot while the other person died on admission to hospital.

The victims were identified as a 19 year old from Piliyandala and a 37 year old also from Piliyandala.

Following teh accident the driver of the vehicle had fled the scene after abandoning the vehicle.

The Maharagama police are conducting investigations.