The car traveling towards Chilaw on the Colombo-Chilaw road at Wennappuwa collided with a lorry transporting fish near the Nainamadama Bridge at around 3.15am this morning (20).
It is yet to be revealed to whom the pistol belongs to and the reason why it was in the car.
Six persons among the admitted have succumbed to their injuries.
Wennappuwa Police is conducting further investigations on the matter.
(Pics : Jude Samantha - Puttalam Corr.)