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One dead 29 injured as buses collide with truck

FATAL ACCIDENT – The driver of the truck carrying vegetables died after hitting Navy buses carrying people to the Sampur quarantine centre

ECONOMYNEXT – One person is dead and 29 others injured after two buses transporting people to the Sampur quarantine centre collided with a vegetable truck at Warakapola this evening, police said.

The buses which belong to the Sri Lanka Navy were travelling away from Colombo and were hit by the truck carrying vegetables near the Warakapola Post office, a release from Police Headquarters said.

The driver of the truck is the only fatality.

Among the injured are three Navymen, Police said.

The injured have been warded at the Warakapola hospital. (Colombo April 15, 2020)