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Head-on Collision Injures 31 in Sri Lanka

Head-on Collision Injures 31 in Sri Lanka

Two buses collided head-on at the Matugama – Horana Road in Bulathsinhala, Kalutara District of Sri Lanka, on January 26. The accident happened when one of the buses was en-route from Horana to Bulathsinhala while the other one was approaching from the opposite side. Thirty-one people were injured in the accident. They were shifted to [...]

Bus Crash in Parakaduwa injures 20 Women

Bus Crash in Parakaduwa injures 20 Women

A bus skidded off the road and crashed into a tree near Ayurveda in Parakaduwa, Sri Lanka, at about 6:30 a.m. on August 19. The accident happened when the bus was transporting workers of a garment factory from Ratnapura to Avissawella. Twenty women were injured in the accident and were taken to the Parakaduwa hospital. According to [...]

Sri Lanka Accident injures 15

Sri Lanka Accident injures 15

On July 18, 2013, a truck struck a stationary bus at Govipala Junction on the Puttalam Anuradhapura. The bus was en route from Bandaragama to Jaffna. One person was killed and 15 were injured. The injured were hospitalized at Anuradhapura Hospital.

Train and Car Collide in Sri Lanka

Train and Car Collide in Sri Lanka

A train en route from Maradana to Hikkaduwa killed 6 female Poson pilgrims when the van with the women inside struck the train at a train crossing near the Aluthgama railway station, near the Depot Road Poorvaaraama Buddhist Temple in Aluthgama The van was dragged 200 meters then fell in a stream. The victims were from Dodangoda in Kalutara. [...]

Sri Lanka Family Dies in 3-wheel Collision with Train

Sri Lanka Family Dies in 3-wheel Collision with Train

What: Train strikes 3 Wheeler Where: Waraddana, Kurunegala Sri lanka When: Dec 3 2011 Who: father and 2 chidren Why: NBM Abeysinghe,47 was taking his children to class and crossed the tracks before a train en route to Colombo. Abeysinge, his son Umesh Chathuranga, 12, and daughter Chalani Kavindya, 7, of Bamunahena, were on a three [...]

Rs.100,000 for the Dead in Sri Lanka

Rs.100,000 for the Dead in Sri Lanka

What: train en route to Polgahawela hit the Observation Saloon of the Colombo-Kandy train. Where: Colombo Sri Lanka When: Sept 17 2011 Who: 3 killed, 25 injured Why: At the Alawwa railway station, one train rammed another, killing three and injuring 25. A Korean who was in the observation car was killed, as well as a French tourist [...]

Sri Lanka Bus Crash injures 36 Garment workers, Kills 4

Sri Lanka Bus Crash injures 36 Garment workers, Kills 4

What: Bus en route form Hemmathagama to Aniwaite Where: Kribathkumbura When: July 16, 6:30 am Who: 4 injured, 36 killed Why: The minibus attempting to pass a truck drive into oncoming traffic, specifically a bus coming from Colombo to Matale. The bus was carrying garment workers, three of whom died. The driver also died on the scene. [...]

Two Buses Collide in Sri Lanka

Two Buses Collide in Sri Lanka

What: bus en route from Colombo to Matara; bus en route from Tangalle to Colombo Where: Bandaramulla, Mirissa When: July 5, 2011 Who: 53 injured, including 16 women and 3 children Why: The buses collided in Bandaramulla, Mirissa, injuring 53. The injured were transported to Matara and Mirissa hospitals.

Bus Crash injures 17

Bus Crash injures 17

What: Bus en route to Kataragama Where: Galle Face Colombo Sri Lanka When: April 9 2011 Who: 17 injured Why: The bus dodged another vehicle and crashed into a wall. 17 passengers were injured by the crash. The bus later caught fire, though apparently none of the injuries were fire related. Two of the injured were children.