Two people were killed following an accident in Kegalle late last night, the police media unit said today.
The police said that an SLTB bus crashed into a three-wheeler along the Kandy – Colombo main road.
Both vehicles crashed head on injuring the three people in the three-wheeler.
All three were admitted to the Kegalle hospital however the two people who were seated at the back of the three-wheeler succumbed to their injuries in hospital.
The two victims are residents of Matale and are both aged 21, the police media unit said.
Investigations revealed that the three-wheel driver fell asleep while driving and that resulted in the accident.
The driver of the bus has been arrested. (Colombo Gazette)