Friday, September 19, 2014

One killed and 24 injured in Bandarawela accident : Senthil Thondaman among injured

The UPFA Uva Provincial Council candidate Senthil Thondaman , who was injured in an accident in Bandarawela last night, was admitted to a Private Hospital in Colombo, police said today.

They said the driver of the vehicle who had run away after the accident has surrendered to the Badulla Police and was taken to the Bandarawela  Police Station.

Thirty one people who were injured in the accident are receiving treatment at the Diyatalawa Hospital. A 48-year-old man was killed in the accident.

The victims had been canvassing in the Bandarawela area when Mr. Thondaman’s vehicle had ran them down when the driver accelerated the vehicle apparently by mistake.

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