An individual who sustained injuries after colliding with State Minister Sanath Nishantha’s vehicle has succumbed to injuries.
The individual succumbed to injuries 15 days after the accident at the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital.
The 48-year-old individual is a resident of Puttalam.
The accident was reported on the 15th of October along the Puttalam-Kurunegala Road.
The State Minister’s vehicle attempted to overtake the vehicle of the individual leading to the accident.
The State Minister’s driver was arrested and released on bail.
Police said steps will be taken to arrest the driver once again following the demise of the individual who sustained injuries.