Train rams into container truck

Bangalore-Bangarpet train rammed into a container truck at a level-crossing in Kolar on Friday night. dh photoP

A container was transporting cars from Chennai to Bangalore on National Highway-4. The railway staff, reportedly did not close the gate at the level crossing  and the driver was manuovering his vehicle over the tracks at which time the Bangalore-Bangarpet bullet train rammed into it at about 8 30 pm. The train even dragged the container truck for some distance.

Meanwhile, two trucks coming in the opposite direction hit the container, thus bringing the traffic on National Highway to a grinding halt.
However, there are no reports of loss of life due to the accident.

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