Twenty-nine individuals have been injured following a bus accident that occurred on the Bogahawatte – Maldeniya Road in the Dibulapathana area in Hatton.
According to reports, the accident had occurred when the bus had veered off the road near the Ravanagoda Pirivena at dawn on Wednesday morning.
The police stated, that twelve women and four children are among those injured in the accident.
The injured have been admitted to the Maldeniya hospital while twelve persons who had been in critical state were sent to the Nawalapitiya Hospital.
Police further stated, that the victims of the bus accident had been a group of persons who had been travelling from the Alawwa area in Mirigama to a funeral in Beramana, Hatton.