Cricketer Kusal Mendis has been arrested following an accident that killed a 64-year-old man at Horethuduwa in Panadura, this morning, Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratna said.
He said the SUV of the 25-year-old cricketer was also taken into the police custody.
Police said the accident occurred at around 5 a.m today on the Old Galle Road when the Kusal’s SUV crashed into a bicycle.
The deceased was identified as a resident of Gokarella.
The cricketer would be produced in the Panadura Magistrate’s Court.