Three injured in van-train collision

Sri Lanka Train

Three persons were injured and hospitalized after a van collided with a train this morning at a railway crossing near Siddhartha Maha Vidyalaya in Weligama.

A Matara-bound train arriving from Galle had come into contact with the van at around 11.30am today, the Police Spokesman’s Office said.

The injured persons, a middle-aged couple and an elderly woman, passengers of the van, have been admitted to the Weligama Hospital for treatment. However, they are not in critical condition, police said.

(Courtesy: Ada Derana)