Four people were killed and two others sustained injuries when a train crashed into a car in Omanthai today.
The Police said that the train had crashed into the car at an unprotected level crossing.
The Railway Department said the level crossing was an illegal crossing created by residents in the area.
The car had reportedly stalled on the level crossing when the train was near resulting in the tragic accident.
Four women were killed in the accident. (Colombo Gazette)