A motorcyclist was killed after being attacked by a wild elephant in Habarana late last night.

Police Media Unit said the victim had been attacked at Galwanguwa Junction along the Habarana-Trincomalee Road.

The 23-year-old victim died from his injuries after being admitted to the Habarana Hospital. He is a resident of Galmetiyawa, Kantale.

A post-mortem is due to be conducted today on the body at the Habarana Hospital. Habarana Police are investigating.