Drunk driver kills two

A drunk driver crashed his van into a three-wheeler last night killing two people and injuring three others in Kosgama.
The police media unit said that the van had attempted to overtake a bus along the Colombo – Avisawella road and crashed into the three-wheeler coming on the opposite direction.
After crashing into the three-wheeler, the van had hit the bus it was overtaking and then came to a stop.
Two women who were in the three wheeler were killed while the driver of the three-wheeler, another passenger and a person who was in the van sustained injuries.
Investigations had later found that the van driver, who was arrested, was drunk. The driver of the bus was also arrested. (Colombo Gazette)