An accident which occurred in the Padukka area, claimed the lives of two people, today (15).
The accident involved the car swerving off the road and colliding with a communication pole nearby.
All three individuals who had been travelling in the vehicle were admitted to the hospital, with critical injuries, where two had then later passed away.
The deceased include two 25-year-old residents of the Homagama area.
Police have begun further investigation on the matter.