Sri Lanka, Oct. 9 -- An individual died and another person was injured in an accident that took place at Marawila - Katuneriya on the Chilaw - Colombo main road. A lorry and a car collided head on with each other in this accident.

The deceased in the accident which took place at dawn today is a 42 year old resident in Katuneriya - Lansigama and the driver of the motor vehicle.

The lorry was transporting bricks from Anuradhapura - Saliyawewa to Colombo, and Police said this accident would have happened when the driver of the lorry fell asleep at the wheel.

Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Hiru News....