A CTB mechanic engaged in work underneath a bus was killed when the bus toppled over crushing him.
This was revealed at the inquest into the death of Ratnayake Mudiyanselage Jayantha (30), a father of two children and a resident of Maligawilla.
The inquest was held by City Coroner Edward Ahangama yesterday.
Giving evidence at the inquest, witness Chandrasiri said that on the day of the incident both of them travelled to the Kesbewa Depot to dismantle an axle from a bus and transport it back to the Moneragala Depot. They were at work when the accident occurred.
PC 37191 Saman led evidence.
The Coroner ordered the Labour Department`s Industrial Safety Engineer to be informed. A verdict of accidental death was returned.