Mar 16, Colombo: Habaraduwa police said that a man and a woman were killed when their car collided with Kandy – Beliatta train at the railway crossing near the Koggala Fertilizer Warehouse today (16).
The police said that the deceased were residents of Ahangama Valhengoda and the woman has been identified as a relative of the person who was driving the car.
According to reports, the car which had gotten entangled with the train had been dragged nearly 400 meters to the next railway crossing near the Koggala Air Force Camp.
Both were trapped in the car and the local residents have extricated the deceased. The bodies have been taken to Karapitiya Hospital this evening for post-mortem examination.
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