12 killed, 69 in­jured in road ac­ci­dents

12-hour pe­riod

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - CONTD. FROM -

They said 12 fa­tal ac­ci­dents were re­ported dur­ing the 12-hour pe­riod be­tween Satur­day 6.00 pm and Sun­day 6.00 am while 22 peo­ple suf­fered se­ri­ous in­juries and 47 suf­fered mi­nor in­juries in the road ac­ci­dents.

Seven­teen ac­ci­dents which dam­aged prop­erty were also re­ported dur­ing the pe­riod.

Mean­while, Po­lice Spokesman Ruwan Gu­nasekara said 140 driv­ers were ar­rested dur­ing this pe­riod on charges of drunk driv­ing while 166 driv­ers were charged with speed­ing and 22 charged with reck­less driv­ing.

140 driv­ers were ar­rested dur­ing this pe­riod on charges of drunk driv­ing while 166 driv­ers were charged with speed­ing and 22 charged with reck­less driv­ing

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