The police said that Rambukwella was arrested over an accident which took place at Independence Avenue in Colombo and that he was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the arrest.
Rambukwella was released on police bail, the police media unit said.
Ramith Rambukwella is also a member of the Sri Lanka cricket team and is the second cricketer to be arrested this week over a road accident.
Earlier this week cricketer Nuwan Kulasekera was arrested over a road accident and was released on police bail. (Colombo Gazette)