Published On : Sun, Apr 17th, 2016

One dead, 2 critical after train hits three-wheeler

483011151train5One person was killed while two others including a woman and child were hospitalized after a train collided with a three-wheeler at an unprotected railway crossing in Gorokgasdeniya, Alawwa. An express train traveling from Colombo to Vavuniya had collided with the three-wheeler. The driver of the three-wheeler, a female passenger and a boy were admitted to the Alawwa Hospital in critical condition.  The driver, a 38-year-old resident of Weralugollawatta in Alawwa, succumbed to injuries while the woman and boy have been transferred to the Kurunegala Hospital for further treatment.

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