It is reported that the ” Fauci” office train running from Polgahawela to Colombo collided with the container transport lorry, and the container lorry that collided with the train was dragged along with the train for a distance of 100 meters. According to the report, the driver of the container transporter had left the driver’s cabin at the time of the accident.
The railway department further mentioned that the wheels of the locomotive, the locomotive, railway signals, electric cable poles and railway gates have been damaged in the accident, and steps will be taken to restore it immediately.
Due to this accident, there is a heavy traffic jam and the police informs the commuters and drivers to use alternative routes. It is reported that due to this accident, the train running on the main line has been disrupted.