Accident kills two in Eravur

A motorbike crashed into a lorry while overtaking another vehicle in Eravur last night killing both people on the motorbike, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the motorbike had attempted to overtake a tractor in Mailambavali and crashed into the lorry coming on the opposite direction.

The police said that a 32 year old man and a 25 year old man were killed in the accident.

The driver of the lorry had fled after the accident, the police media unit said.

Investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)