An individual was killed in a motor accident in the Balalla area in Anuradhapura.
The accident was a result of a collision between a three-wheeler and a motorcycle on the Kurunegala – Ella road in the Balalla area in Anuradhapura last evening.
According to our correspondent, the motorcyclist who sustained severe injuries in the accident died upon admission to the Mahawa District Hospital.
The motorcyclist has been identified as thirty-six-year old S.M. Piyal Thissa Senanayake, a resident of the Badulla area and a father of two.
The accident occured when the motorcyclist who is a carpenter by profession was returning home after work.The driver of the three-wheeler has been arrested on suspicion while further investigations are underway.