Sri Lanka: Seven dead in a car race and 20 injured (VIDEO)

A car race had a tragic end

Screenshot 2 15 CAR RACE, DEAD, Sri Lanka

A car race organized by a military academy in Sri Lanka ended in tragedy when one of the vehicles crashed into spectators, killing seven people and injuring 20.


According to Sky News the accident occurred in the city of Diyatalawa which is located 180 km east of the city of Colombo.

Around 45.000 spectators watched this leg of the match.



So far, the cause of the accident in the race remains unclear.

According to a police representative, four of the seven dead are match officials, while three of the injured are hospitalized in critical condition.