Two individuals died and four others were injured when a three-wheeler fell off a precipice at Rawana Ella along the Ella-Wellawaya road. According to police, the accident occurred at around 9.30 pm last night.
The driver had lost control of the three-wheeler due to the excessive speed and it fell into a 350-meter deep precipice. Six individuals including the driver who sustained severe injuries were admitted to the hospital. Two of them succumbed to their injuries.
The deceased are 36 and 38-year-old residents of Meegahakiyula and Ella. Among the injured are two boys and two girls.