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One dead in car - bus collision in Kinniya

A fatal accident which took place at Upparu Bridge in Kinniya, Trincomalee on Wednesday, where a car collided with a bus on the Kalmunai - Trincomalee Road.

The car had crashed on to a bus and the driver and another personwho travelled in the car were critically injured and rushed to the hospital in Kinniya. Later the driver transferred to Anuradhapura hospital for further treatment.

As his condition was very critical, he was again sent to Kinniya hospital. As the situation became worst, he died on Thursday at the hospital in Kinniya. The deceased was identified as M.T.Jabbar Ali, Former member of Nintavur Predeshiya Saba and a brother of former State Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine M.T.Hasen Ali and Provincial Director of Education, Eastern province M.T.A.Nizam.