Lorry collides with three-wheeler; one dead, three injured

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A road accident near the Periyanilawani Saraswathie College Road Junction on the Akkaraipattu-Batticaloa road has killed one person and hospitalized three others.

The accident has occurred last afternoon (17), when a lorry en route to Batticaloa from Kalmunai collided with a three-wheeler arriving from the opposite direction.

The person deceased from the accident is a 68 year old named Sellathambi Navashrivayam from Kottakallara area.

The lorry driver and two 07-year old children who had been travelling in the three-wheeler are currently receiving treatment at the Kalmunai Hospital.

Kalmunai Police is conducting further investigations on the incident.