Bus-Lorry Accident Injures 26 in Madampe


An accident between a bus and a lorry has left at least 26 people injured this morning in the Irattakulam area on the Chilaw–Colombo Main Road.

Police reports indicate that the injured have been admitted to Chillaw Hospital. The accident involved a private bus traveling from Devala Junction to Chillaw and a lorry transporting cement, both moving in the same direction.

Investigations reports the bus driver lost control due to excessive speed, compounded by heavy rain in the area at the time of the incident.