Veteran actress Hyacinth Wijeratne dies in accident

Veteran actress Hyacinth Wijeratne dies in accident

Veteran actress Hyacinth Wijeratne (75) has passed away due to a tragic road accident that took place Friday (30 July) night.

The van that she was travelling in had fallen down a precipice at Lindula in the Thalawakele area, Police Spokesperson  Senior Deputy Inspector General (SDIG) Ajith Rohana said.

The accident had taken place when the actress was travelling back to Colombo after filming a teledrama in Nuwara-Eliya.

The driver of the van has been arrested by the Lindula Police, while further investigations into the incident are being carried out.