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18 year old killed in an accident in Rajagiriya


2017-11-12

An 18 year old teenager has been killed in an accident reported near Silva Lane, Rajagiriya this morning.

Police said ten other boys sustained injuries of which four of them are in critical condition.

The injured have been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment.

Police said the group of boys travelling in the vehicle at the time of the accident are 18 years of age while the youth driving the vehicle is also 18.

The youth rammed into a wall after being unable to control the vehicle due to driving at a high speed limit.

The group of teenagers were on the way for an excursion when the accident was reported.

Another vehicle travelling behind the group also rammed into the wall while the driver sustained injuries.