Four killed as speeding van crashes into back of lorry



By Dinasena Rathugamage


Four were killed when a speeding van crashed into the back of a lorry at Kokavil in Kilinochchi yesterday. The driver of the van had lost control of the vehicle due to speeding, police said.


The deceased were Navaratnam Arun (24) of Alvai, Chandrasekaran Jeyachandran (36), Sinnamutturai Krishnarupan (19) of Jaffna and Sivasubramaniam Sindrajan (19) of the Jaffna junction.


Another victim Thavarangan (19) is being treated at the Jaffna hospital.


The bodies of four victims were handed over to their relatives following the post mortem.


The police said the van had been travelling at an excessive speed and the driver had failed to control it.


 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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