One dead, 4 injured after collision on Expressway
February 21, 2015 01:33 pm
An elderly woman was killed while another four persons were wounded following a collision involving an SUV and a van in the area between Gelanigama-Kahatuduwa on the Southern Expressway.
Police said that the SUV which veered off the road and had collided with the van, traveling on the same lane, when the driver had swerved the SUV in the other direction to avoid hitting the railing.
Five passengers of the van including two women were rushed to the Homagama Hospital with injuries following the accident, however one of them had succumbed to injuries shortly after.
The deceased is a 86-year-old woman from Galle.