Hit-and-run accident takes life of constable
A Constable attached to the Omanthai Police Station returning home after going on leave sustained fatal injuries when he was knocked down by a vehicle while crossing the road in Nochchiyagama yesterday. The motorist who was responsible for the accident had sped away without stopping. The deceased had been identified as P. Harsha Buddhika (PC 80590) from the Lindawewa area. Nochchiyagama Police are conducting investigations to arrest the fleeing motorist.