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Infant killed at level crossing collision in Habaraduwa

The car. Picture by N.Weligamage

A two month old infant died and four others hospitalised in a train accident in Habaraduwa around 3.15 p.m. yesterday (23).

The casualties including the driver, two women, and a boy were admitted to the Karapitiya hospital after the car they were travelling in was knocked down by the Colombo bound train from Matara.

The deceased was Sahasya Amandi of Kalahe, Wanchawala in Akmeemana.

The car was travelling at the level crossing despite light signals indicating the approaching train, when the tragedy occoured and Habaraduwa Police are investigating.