Two senior citizens die in accident

Two women were killed and another person seriously injured after the three-wheeler in which they were travelling was involved in a collision with a lorry in Pallebedda, Ratnapura.

The three victims including the three-wheeler driver were admitted to the Pallebedda Hospital, where the two women died.

The three-wheeler driver who was critical was transferred to the Embilipitiya Hospital.

The women were identified as Swarna Gunawardena (62) of Dolaswala, Nivitigala, and Ratgamkattadiyage Sumana Samaraweera (69) of Colombagama, Nivitigala. The postmortem was to be carried out on Saturday.

The lorry driver was arrested by Godakawela Police.

Godakawela Police are investigating. 

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