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Monday, 20 November 2017 - 9:55
Car collides with train at Pattigoda, 3 killed
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Three persons died when a motor car collided with a train at a railway crossing in Pattigoda, Heendeniya at Veyangoda this morning (20).

The Police Media Unit said that the accident occurred at around 8.30 am.

Two women were among the killed. Another person who was critically injured was admitted to Wathupitiwala Hospital, the police said.

The train was returning to Colombo after transporting a stock of fuel to Anuradhapura.

It was reported that the ill-fated car had driven across the level crossing disregarding red signal indicating the oncoming train. 

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