Three dead after three-wheeler topples into canal

Three persons were killed while another was critically wounded after a three-wheeler veered off the road and toppled into a canal at Thundeniya in Gampola.

Police said that the driver of the three-wheeler had lost control of the vehicle causing the accident at Thuldeniya Junction on the Kahawatta byroad off the Gampola-Doluwa main road.

The driver of the three-wheeler and the three passengers were admitted to the Gampola Hospital with critical injuries, however the 3 passengers had succumbed to injuries.

The deceased are males aged 82, 74 and 72 from Warakapola, Medirigiriya and Gampola.

Gampola Police is conducting an investigation.


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