One person was killed and two others sustained injuries when a car crashed into pedestrians in Batticaloa today.
The vehicle, driven by a female driver, lost control and crashed into a group of pedestrians in Kallady, Batticaloa.
Three people were injured in the accident and were admitted to hospital.
However one person succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
The 72-year-old man who was standing by the side of the road when the car crashed into him and two others.