A man was hospitalized after an express train hailing from Jaffna to Colombo collided with a tipper this morning.
The driver of the tipper was rushed to the Kilinochchi hospital following the collision that took place near the Murukandi junction in Kilinochchi.
The driver has attempted to cross the railway crossing ignoring the stop signs. However, the tipper has stopped midst way and in a bid to escape the driver has tried to jump off the vehicle.
Kilinochchi hospital sources said the condition of the driver was critical.
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