Engineer dies in train collision at Wanawasala’s unprotected railway crossing

The victim was recognized as an Engineer from Kandage Mawatha in Hunupitiya, Wattala by Peliyagoda police. The automobile reportedly caught flames after the crash.

The train and the track were damaged. Residents put out the blaze before it spread, police added.

The level crossing has no gate but does have a warning bell and lights.

The system was in use at the time of the crash, police added.

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