Speeding motorcycle in Bentota kills two

Two individuals have been killed in a motor accident in Bentota, when a motorcyclist lost control of his speeding motorcycle.

The Police Media Spokesperson’s Office reported that the accident had occurred at approximately 11:45 pm yesterday (18).

The accident had occurred when the motorcycle veered off course and crashed into a wall.

The motorcyclist and his passenger had been admitted to the hospital after sustaining severe injuries in the accident, where they had both succumbed to their injuries.

The deceased were found to be Obawatta Kankanamge Sameera Lakshan, 22, and Udapore Rajapaksa Gedara Lakshitha Madhushan, 20, who were residents of Meddewela, Bentota.

Police stated that the remains had been temporarily deposited at the Balapitiya Hospital, pending post mortem examinations, due to be performed today (19).

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