Sep 25, 2018

Drunken man hit by ‘Udarata Menike’ train

A person had sustained injuries when he was hit by the Udarata Menike train plying from Colombo Fort to Badulla today, according to the Hatton police.

The person had been hit by the train at the Malliappu rail gate on the Hatton – Nuwara Eliya main road near the Hatton railway station.

The injured person had been taken by the train security staff and handed over to the station staff.

However, there was no information regarding the identity of the person, but it had been confirmed that he had been highly intoxicated.

The seriously injured person had been admitted to the Dik-Oya hospital initially, but as his condition was serious, he was later transferred to the Kandy Teaching hospital.

Pics by- Ranjith Rajapaksa – Hatton Corr.