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