Jan 25, 2018

Schoolgirl killed in motorcycle collision with Navy Buffel Featured

A schoolgirl was killed when a motorcycle and a Navy Buffel were involved in a collision near Pungudutivu Maha Vidyalaya yesterday morning (24).

She has been identified as Thirulangan Kesana, a student of Pungudutivu Roman Catholic School.

The girl’s uncle, who rode the motorcycle, was admitted to hospital with injuries.

According to radiogagana.com, area residents are disturbed after the incident and blame it on the driver of the Navy vehicle that had been transporting food at the time.

Area residents blame the Buffel driver

They have complained to the commander of the area’s Navy camp about its vehicles traveling at high speed, but to no avail.

The camp has 267 personnel.