A female has died after an elevator collapsed in a building in Pilimatalawa in the Kadugannawa Police area.
Police said the elevator of a three-storey building had collapsed.
The building, that houses a company that manufactures polythene and rice packaging bags, collapsed while loading goods to the elevator from the third floor.
Another woman injured in the accident has been admitted to the Peradeniya Hospital for treatment.
The deceased has been identified as a 26-year-old resident of Balana.