Army Major and soldier arrested over road accident

160 copyAn Army Major and a soldier have been arrested over a road accident at Opanayaka along the Colombo – Badulla main road.

The police media unit said that a five year old child was killed in the accident involving a jeep and a three-wheeler.

Five people were injured when the jeep and the three-wheeler crashed into each other last evening.

The Army Major and the soldier who drove the jeep are among those receiving treatment in hospital.

The police said that the Army Major was arrested for giving directions to the driver which led to the accident. (Colombo Gazette)


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