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Jeep collides with train at crossing

The wreckage of the jeep that collided with the train at the Wekunugoda railway crossing.
The wreckage of the jeep that collided with the train at the Wekunugoda railway crossing.

The driver of a jeep that collided with a train at the Wekunugoda railway crossing in Galle was admitted to the Galle Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, Galle Police said.

The accident occurred on Saturday evening. The hospitalized driver is a 75-year-old person from Maramba in Unawatuna.

“The train No. 51 had been travelling from Galle to Colombo carrying fuel on a test mission when the jeep knocked against it. The railway signals had also been functioning at the time of the accident,” Police said.

Officials of Galle Police Traffic Branch are conducting investigation on instructions from its OIC IP Kaushalya Nanayakkara.


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