POSTED AT 08:22 AM 29-04-2017
Nine persons injured in Koralawella accident
Image Courtesy: Ada Derana
9 people were injured and subsequently hospitalized after colliding with a vehicle while travelling on the footboard of a Matara-bound train in the Koralawella area in Moratuwa ast evening (28th April)
According to the Railway Control Room the group of commuters travelling on the footboard had collided with a truck while the train was moving.
Five of the injured have since been admitted to the Panadura Hospital, while 3 of them are said to be in critical condition, according to hospital sources.