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Sunday, 10 April 2016 - 8:21
Mother and child die after being hit by train
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A 28 year old mother and her 6 year old son who were travelling on a scooter bike died after being hit by a train at the level crossing in Galwala, Ambalangoda last evening.

The accident occurred when the mother attempted to pass through the unprotected level crossing, ignoring the instructions of the gatekeeper.

The child died on the spot, while the mother succumbed to her injuries following admission to Balapitiya Hospital.

pics by Deepal Ambalangoda

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