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.