Two including Police SI killed by speeding van in Rajagiriya

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Two individuals including a police officer have been reported dead after a vehicle ran over them in Rajagiriya, Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said the group of officers were inspecting a lorry at around 4.30am near the Ayurveda Roundabout and the flyover bridge in Rajagiriya when a van plying from Battaramulla to Borella rammed on to the group killing a 52-year-old SI attached to the Police Emergency Unit.

The assistant of the lorry was also killed in the accident.

The driver of the van, a resident of Thalawathugoda has been arrested by the Welikada Police.