One dead, another injured when motorbike hits train at Padukka

9 December 2016 07:36 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A woman was killed and a man sustained serious injuries when the motorcycle they were riding on slammed against the Avissawella-bound train from Colombo at a railway crossing in Liyanwala, Padukka this evening.


The injured was admitted to the Padukka Divisional Hospital.

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  • ralahamy Saturday, 10 December 2016 09:46 AM

    What a wastage of precious lives!! If such a huge object like a train cannot be seen by the rider, what use can there be from a comparatively small railway crossing? The noise of the train is very very large compared to bell at the gate. People should know how to appreciate their own lives, to protect themselves from harm. After that the facilities provided by state and society can be of use.

    empulze Saturday, 10 December 2016 04:25 PM

    say No to the 25000 fines after reading these news via DM Android App


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