One killed, over 40 injured

One person was killed and over 40 others were injured following an accident involving a private bus in Galagedera last night, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the driver of the bus had lost control of the vehicle along the Kandy – Kurunegala road.

The bus veered off the road and overturned injuring 47 passengers who were in the vehicle at the time.

A 23 year old man who was injured in the accident succumbed to his injuries on admission to hospital.

Police investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)

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