Couple die in road accident in Kolonna.
Father and mother of the same family were killed in an accident in Kolonna yesterday (15).
According to Police Media, the accident took place near the 16th-mile post on the Ambilipitya-Suriyakanda road when a three-wheeler ravelling towards Suriyakanda had hit a telephone post after skidding off the road as the driver was unable to control the vehicle.
The driver of the three-wheeler, father, mother and daughter of the same family was admitted to the Kolonna hospital following the accident where the parents had passed away on admission.
According to police, deceased were 68 and 52 years old from the Pitawelagama area.
Police are conducting further investigations.