Lux­ury mo­tor­car rams into mov­ing train

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY NADEEKA DAYA BANDARA

A lux­ury mo­tor­car rammed into a mov­ing train at Hi­ras­sagala rail­way level cross­ing in Kandy yes­ter­day af­ter­noon caus­ing in­juries to two pas­sen­gers and the rail­way gate­man.

Po­lice said the two pas­sen­gers were a busi­ness­man of the area and his 14 year old son and that the car had been driven by the for­mer.

The in­jured were ad­mit­ted to the Kandy Gen­eral Hospi­tal.

The eye­wit­nesses said that at the time of the in­ci­dent the gate had not been closed and the mo­tor car had en­tered the level cross­ing.

The mo­tor­car that got en­tan­gled in the train was dragged a short dis­tance and hit the gate­man’s cabin caus­ing in­juries to the gate­man.

Traf­fic branch of the Kandy Po­lice con­ducted in­ves­ti­ga­tions.

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