Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament today that the Local Government elections will take place before the Sinhala and Tamil New Year in April next year.
A truck rollover on the Red Hill Valley Parkway shut down the Toronto-bound ramp to the Queen Elizabeth Parkway Monday afternoon.The truck appeared to be carrying scrap metal and spilled its load when it flipped over.Fire crews worked to clean up a large diesel spill on the roadway. No one was injured.Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said on Twitter that police are investigating if the truck was cut off.Truck rollover: #QEW Toronto bound ramp from the Red Hill Parkway. No injuries, #OPP investigating if it was cut off. No charges at this timeRamp to reopen at approx 6pm pic.twitter.com/qPQjOIPbIz— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) April 2, 2018The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Transportation were called in to investigate.The ramp reopened around 6 p.m. Monday.Police say no charges have been laid at this time.