Mother and child killed in accident

A mother and child succumbed to their injuries following an accident in Mawathagama last evening, the police media unit said today.
The accident took place when a car veered off the road and crashed into the front porch of a house where the mother and child were seated.
The accident had taken place along the Kandy – Kurunegala road at the Kahagolla junction.
A 47 year old woman and her 9 year old daughter sustained serious injuries in the accident and were admitted to hospital.
They succumbed to their injuries in hospital. The driver of the car was arrested. (Colombo Gazette)