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A police Sub Inspector (SI) was killed in a traffic accident in Ratnapura.


A police Sub Inspector (SI) from the Pelmadulla Police Station was killed in an accident on the Ratnapura-Pelmadulla Road in Pelwadiya, Ratnapura, yesterday.

According to police, the SI’s three-wheeler lost control and collided head-on with a lorry coming from the opposite direction.

The SI who was driving the three-wheeler was critically injured in the accident and died after being admitted to Ratnapura Hospital.

A 56-year-old Marapana resident was killed. The lorry driver has been apprehended, and the Ratnapura Police Department is conducting additional investigations.

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