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Baby dies in a head-on collision in Naiwala

A three-month-old infant was killed in a head-on collision on the Hakmana-Matara road in Naiwala last (26) evening.

Police media states that a car travelling towards Matara had collided h with a three-wheeler travelling in the opposite direction

Six people, two men, two women, a young girl and the infant were travelling in the three-wheeler. They were admitted to Matara hospital with injuries.

The baby passed away upon admission.

The young girl and a woman were later admitted to the Karapitiya hospital for further treatment.

The driver of the car is in custody and Thihagoda police are conducting further investigations into the incident.