It left a motorcyclist M. Sujeewa of Narahenpita, injured.
He is presently receiving treatment at Royal Hospital at Wellawatte.
The driver of the Cab was I.M.A. Sampath, a police constable (37491) attached to MSD and driver of the health minister’s wife.
PC (14582) W. Ranjan, too, was in the vehicle at the time.
Both had been under the influence of liquor at the time.
They had mentioned the minister’s name and abused in filth the policemen who came to investigate and the people who gathered.