Vehicle Accident – Asia – Sri Lanka


EDIS Number: VI-20110409-30244-LKA
Date / time: 09/04/2011 17:55:09 [UTC]
Event: Vehicle Accident
Area: Asia
Country: Sri Lanka
State/County: Capital City
Location: Colombo [Galle Face]
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: 17 person(s)
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Minor

Description:

At least 17 persons were injured when a Kataragama bound private bus crashed into a wall near Galle Face in Colombo today evening, Police said. The bus had caught fire due to the impact, but the injuries had been caused as it had crashed on to the wall. The bus had made an attempt to avoid another vehicle thereby causing the accident.

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