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Photo- The car and motorcycle which collided and the seized stock of timber Photo- The car and motorcycle which collided and the seized stock of timber
Oct 08, 2018

Timber loaded car crashes into motorcycle

A car laden with illegal ‘Kaluwara’ timber travelling at high speed from Medirigiriya, Ambagaswewa area had collided with a motorcycle in the Medirigiriya zone 07 area causing serious injuries to the two persons travelling on the motorcycle yesterday (07).The injured were admitted to the Medirigiriya Hospital, the police said.

The father and daughter were travelling on the motorcycle from Medirigiriya to Ambagaswewa and the car carrying the stock of wood was travelling in the opposite direction at high speed.

The injured father and daughter are residents of Kohombadambana, Diyasenpura and both had sustained serious injury to their legs.

According to the Medirigiriya Police conducting the investigations into this incident, the driver of the car had sustained minor injuries and all three injured persons are receiving treatment at the Medirigiriya Hospital.

The Medirigiriya Police is investigating the incident on the directives of the Polonnaruwa SSP A.G. Dammika Weerasekara. The police had found the stock of timber which the car driver was trying to hide at a house in the vicinity of the accident.

Pics by W.A. Piyatillake – Hingurakgoda Corr.

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