Motorcyclist killed by train at Ja-Ela

Motorcyclist killed by train at Ja-Ela

April 19, 2019   11:56 am

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One person has died after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Tudella, Ja-Ela.

The motorcyclist had attempted to pass through the crossing when he had come into contact with the oncoming train, traveling from Chilaw to Colombo Fort, last evening.

The deceased is a 43-year-old man from Tudella, Ja-Ela.

Residents in the area say that such accidents frequently occur at that location due to the absence of a protective gate at the railway crossing.

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