Five killed in van-tractor collision at Welikanda

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Five persons including 4 females have died following a collision involving a van and a tractor at Welikanda on the Batticaloa-Polonnaruwa Road.

The accident had occurred at around 1.45 a.m. today (19) at Kolakanawadiya in Welikanda on the Maradankadawala-Thirukondiyamadu road.

A van traveling towards Welikanda had collided with a two-wheel tractor pulling a trailer traveling in the same direction. The five persons traveling in the hand tractor were killed in the crash while 12 others have been admitted to the Polonnaruwa Hospital