Three persons have died in two separate road accidents in Mount Lavinia and Ratmalana.
Police said five others sustained injuries in the accidents.
Police suspect a vehicle plying from Colombo to Galle had caused both accidents.
One accident was reported opposite the Mount Lavinia Police Station.
A pedestrian was killed while another pedestrian sustained injuries.
The other accident was reported opposite a filling station in Ratmalana when the vehicle collided with a car and a motorbike.
The motorcyclist and the driver of the car died while four passengers sustained injuries.
The individual who caused the accidents also sustained injuries. The Mount-Lavinia Police is conducting further investigations.