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Head-on collision in Nagawilluwa kills four

Eight people injured as van hits tipper truck. Truck driver arrested

Four people are dead after the van they were travelling in collided with a tipper truck this morning at around 1.45 am in Nagawilluwa, Puttalam on the Colombo-Puttalam road police said.

According to the Police media release the van which was traveling from Jaffna to Colombo had collided with a tipper truck which was heading in the opposite direction.

A total of 8 people including the van driver were admitted to the Puttalam Hospital and four had passed away.

The driver of the tipper truck has been taken to custody and Police are carrying on further investigations.