Accident kills one, 16 injured

One person was killed and 16 others were injured following an accident in Rajanganaya today, the police media unit said.
The police said that a lorry crashed into the rear end of a bus transporting a group of pilgrims along the Anuradhapura – Puttalam road at the Rajanganaya junction.
The bus was parked on the side of the road when the lorry crashed into it, the police media unit said.
Two people who were in the lorry and 15 people in the bus sustained injuries in the accident and were admitted to hospital.
The police said that one person sustained to his injuries in hospital. The victim was identified as a 64 year old man who was in the bus. (Colombo Gazette)