A fatal accident occurred when a tipper truck collided head on with a trishaw in Hambantota –Tissamaharama Main Road yesterday, Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.

The trishaw driver and two other passengers who were injured in the accident were admitted to Hambantota Hospital. But the two passengers have died upon admission to Hospital.

The deceased were residents of Imaduwa and Dikwella areas aged 24 and 33 years.

Their bodies are kept at the morgue of Hambantota Hospital and the post mortem examination will be conducted today.

The driver of the tipper truck has been arrested in connection with the accident and Hambantota Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.

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