One person was killed and 3 others were injured following an accident in Ja-Ela this morning, the police media unit said.
The police said that the accident took place along the Colombo – Negambo main road.
A lorry heading to Negambo from Colombo crashed into a lorry parked along the road in Ja-Ela injuring four people.
The police said that all those injured were those in the lorry which crashed into the parked vehicle.
Among those injured were the driver of the lorry, a woman and two children aged 2 and 5, the police media unit said.
The woman succumbed to her injuries in hospital. The victim was a 35 year old resident of Ja-Ela.
The other three injured are her husband and two children. (Colombo Gazette)