Mother and child killed in accident

A 47 year old woman and her 9 year old daughter sustained serious injuries in the accident and were admitted to hospital. A mother and child succumbed to their injuries following an accident in Mawathagama last evening, the police media unit said today.The accident took place when a car veered off the road and crashed into the front porch of a house where the mother and child were seated. The accident had taken place along the Kandy – Kurunegala road at the Kahagolla junction. They succumbed to their injuries in hospital. The driver of the car was arrested. (Colombo Gazette)