9 injured in head-on collision on A9 road in Chaavakachcheari

[TamilNet, Friday, 19 March 2010, 18:22 GMT]
A vehicle from Colombo carrying passengers to Jaffna along A9 road and another vehicle on its way to Colombo from Jaffna met in a head-on collision, injuring nine persons in Chaavakachcheari , sources in Jaffna said. The injured persons are Tamils who were travelling to Jaffna to attend a funeral. They were first admitted to Chaavakachcheari government hospital and later transferred to Jaffna Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

The stretch of A9 road between Koddikaamam and Jaffna is congested with vehicles especially with the large number of persons from the South visiting Jaffna peninsula.

 

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