Lorry kills mobike rider
by Jayantha de Silva

A speeding lorry knocked a motorcyclist who sustained fatal injuries. The deceased was identified as Lionel Dahanayake.

At the inquest held on Sunday (10) Tushara Dahanayake, son of the deceased, said that his father was father of four and was employed as a security officer of the State Engineering Corporation.

The witness said that on the day of the incident the his father was on his way to meet a relative.

At the signal lights of D. S. Senanayake junction, a speeding lorry knocked the motor cycle his father was riding. He died before admission to the National Hospital.

AJMO Handun Wijewardena who held the Post mortem inquest stated that death was due to multiple injuries to organs consistent with run over of a vehicle.


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