Four injured in train-container collision

20 February 2016 11:48 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Four people were injured when the Colombo-Puttalam train collided with a container lorry at Kirikattiya on the Colombo-Puttalam railway line this morning, police said.


The engine driver, assistant, another passenger and the container driver who were injured were admitted to the Puttalam Hospital.


The train services on the Colombo-Puttalam railway line from Chilaw to Puttalam have been disrupted as two compartments of the train derailed in the accident.

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  • Sithum Saturday, 20 February 2016 01:30 PM

    This is the problem with all these container drivers. They think that entire road belongs to them, and not respecting rules, on the roads, specially young drivers who drive these long vehicles.


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