One man succumbed to his injuries while two women and a five year old child were seriously injured in an accident that occurred in the Aarachchikattuwa area in Chilaw. The car they were travelling in collided with a Scammell vehicle travelling towards Colombo. The driver, a resident of Homagama was pronounced dead when admitted to hospital.
The driver of the Scammell vehicle has been taken in to custody the Police sources said adding that the injured are still receiving treatment at the Chilaw Base Hospital. Chilaw Police are carrying out further investigations in to the incident.