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Husband accidentally runs over wife

A 65-year old woman was accidentally run over by a vehicle driven by her husband on Friday. According to the Police the husband was attempting to move a vehicle parked on the side of their house in Pethiyagoda, Peliyagoda when the incident occurred around 8 pm. The victim had died after being admitted to the National Hospital with fatal injuries, the Police said. The driver of the vehicle has also been admitted to the Nawaloka Hospital. Peliyagoda Police are investigating.

Motorcyclist struck down by three-wheeler

A motorcyclist and the pillion rider was struck down by a three-wheeler travelling in the same direction in the Uppuveli area on the Trinco - Kandy Road, Police said. While the accident had taken place around 6 pm on Friday the duo on the motorcycle were admitted to the Trincomalee hospital for treatment where one succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been identified as 57- year old Gnanaratnam Renganathan of Ambuwalipuram, Trincomalee. Police is now on the lookout for the threewheeler driver who had escaped after the accident.

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