Someone passed away while an additional 13 individuals have actually been injured and also hospitalised after a van had actually collapsed right into a truck quit on the side of the Southern Expressway near the 17.2 kilometres Blog post in the Millaniya location.
The 28-year-old vehicle driver of the truck, a citizen of Amarakeerthi Gama in Karandeniya, was eliminated in the mishap while the majority of the hurt are women.
The truck vehicle driver had actually been moving numerous products of a residence in the direction of Galle along the expressway when he had actually made a decision to quit on the roadside because of an immediate demand to soothe himself.
The vehicle driver was standing next to the truck when the van concerned, moving a team of individuals returning after participating in a spiritual occasion, heading in the direction of Matugama had actually collapsed right into the rear of the truck.
The vehicle driver had actually passed away after being captured in between the truck and also the guard rail on the expressway.
The hurt guests of the van have actually been confessed to Nagoda and also Horana medical facilities while numerous of them consisting of a woman are claimed to be terminally ill.
The vehicle driver of the van has actually likewise been confessed to the Horana Base Health center for clinical therapy, cops claimed.
Cops think that reckless driving by the van vehicle driver and also the unsafe way in which the truck had actually been parked by its vehicle driver had actually caused this mishap.