At least 50 persons have been injured in a bus collision that took place near Lunugamvehera Bus Station on Hambantota-Wellawaya main road.
The accident took place around 12 pm today (12 October).
A private bus that was travelling from Matara to Ampara collided head-on with a CTB bus that travelling from Dehiattakandiya to Matara.
The accident has left the drivers of both buses injured.
The injured had been admitted to Lunugamvehera, Debarawewa and Hambantota hospitals, police said.
Lunugamvehera police are conducting further investigations.