Two women have died from a road accident which took place this morning in Bentota.
A lorry which was travelling from Colombo to Galle has collided with a car face to face when it was driven from the opposite directon, at about 4.30am.
Two women who were at the back seat of the car during the accident have succumbed to injuries while they were taken to the hospital.
Car driver is currently receiving treatments at the Balapitiya Hospital.
The deceased have been identified as a 35 year-old resident named Kaluhennadige Nirasha in kudahilla in Beliatta and a 37 year-old Disna Lakmini who was a resident in Rideegama in Ambalangoda.
Remains lie at Bentota Hospital and the lorry driver has been taken into police custody.