Nine individuals have been injured and hospitalized following an accident happened near the 24th km post on the Rawana Ella Road in Ella.
The police said that the accident had happened when a van veered off the road and toppled into a precipice.
Injured persons and the driver were admitted to the Bandarawela District Hospital for treatment, they added.
According to the hospital sources there were 11 persons including six children in the van at the time of the accident.
Ella Police is conducting an investigation.