Tense situation in Piliyandala as drunk driver crashes jeep onto four vehicles

12 January 2019 - 247   - 0

A tense situation arose in Batakeththara, Piliyandala when a jeep driven by a drunk driver had caused multiple collisions along the Madapatha Road today (Jan 12).

Police said that the jeep had collided with four vehicles including a three wheel and a motorcycle.

The motorcycle which was subject to the collission had been dragged for 200 meters along with the jeep.

The driver of the jeep who had sustained minor injuries has been taken into custody by the police.


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