Three people were killed following an accident in Tangalle this evening, the police media unit said.
The police said that the accident took place when a CTB bus crashed into a three-wheeler along the Tangalle-Dikwella road.
Among those killed was a 1 1/2 year old child, the police said. The police said that another three people have been injured and are receiving treatment in hospital.
The driver of the bus has been arrested.