5 Army personnel hospitalized after head-on collision



Five army personnel have been injured early this morning (June 20) due to a road mishap in the Radawadunna area on the Colombo-Kandy main road.

According to reports, a fuel bowser had collided head-on with a vehicle transporting army personnel from Polhengoda camp to Giritale camp

Five of the six army personnel inside the vehicle at the time of the accident, were rushed to the Wathupitiwala Hospital for medical treatment. One of them was subsequently transferred to Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.

Among the injured are an army staff sergeant, a sergeant and three corporals.

The driver of the fuel bowser has been arrested and the Nittambuwa Police are conducting further investigations.

(Pic : Accident 1st)


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