Lankan Army officer, civilian killed in road accident

Colombo : An officer of Sri Lankan Army and a civilian has been killed at Getambe in Peradeniya when their car collided with a tractor trailer.

According to the police the car had hit the rear of the tractor trailer fitted with a water tank.

The driver of the tractor trailer has also suffered serious injuries,reported Lanka Page website.

The deceased were returning to Kandy after attending a funeral in Kegalle, when they met with the fatal accident.

Major Buwaneka Jayasundera (41) and R. S. S. Gunasekara (41) of Yatiwawala Katugastota succumbed to their injuries sustained in the accident while two others who were injured and are receiving treatment at the Peradeniya Teaching Hospital.(ANI)