A head-on collision between a CTB bus and another bus in the Waskaduwa area in Kalutara along the Galle road, claimed the lives of 6 passengers.
Police said that another 52 who sustained injuries have been admitted to hospital. 3 women and 2 men are among the deceased.
The accident took place when a CTB bus traveling from Elpitiya to Colombo had attempted to overtake another vehicle. The police noted that the accident took place around 5.15 am.