Two killed, seven injured in Welikanda road accident

Two people were killed and at least seven others sustained injuries in an accident in Welikanda today.

The Police said that a lorry had crashed into a parked vehicle along the Polonnaruwa -Baticaloa road.

Eleven people were in the vehicle when the lorry crashed into it.

Those killed in the accident were a woman who was in the vehicle and a man who was in the lorry.

The driver of the lorry fled the scene following the accident. (Colombo Gazette)