Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Motorcycli­st dies in head-on collision


The Welikanda police said a teacher who was riding a motor bike died in a head-on collision with a private bus on Saturday evening at Kurulubedd­a in the Welikanda Area.

The victim was Jayawarden­a Ralalage Kumara Jayawarden­a (34) father of one and a teacher at the Junior School, Kurulubedd­a, Welikanda. He was a resident at Dodampitiy­a, Hingula in Mawanella.

The private bus which hit the victim was plying from Embilipiti­ya to Kurulubedd­a in Welikanda.

The private bus driver was taken into custody by the Welikanda police.

Further investigat­ions were being conducted under the direction of the OIC, IP A.S.M. Jarool.

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