15 people were killed in traffic collisions yesterday (02) revealed Police Spokesman Senior Police Superintendent Nihal Thalduwa.
Among the victims were 12 who had died on the accidents and three more whose deaths were pronounced upon treatment for injuries.
Meanwhile, on January 01, 2022, the dawn of the New Year, 18 lives were lost due to traffic collisions, making a total of 33 victims of road accidents.
The number of people killed in traffic collisions from December 25 is 86. Many of the deaths had occurred due to the negligence of the drivers, the Police Spokesman added.
Deaths caused by traffic collisions show a significant rise in Sri Lanka, only days after the decline of the number of Covid-related deaths.