Karnataka: Railway Police files FIR after truck hits train

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Visuals from incident site in Karnataka.
Visuals from incident site in Karnataka.

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Government Railway Police (GRP) on Monday filed an FIR after a truck driver fled the spot following a collision with a train in Karnataka.

Mysuru-Myladuthurai Express hit the truck at around 8.30 pm between Heelalige-Carmelaram stations, said South Western Railway in an official statement.

It said that truck had trespassed a track. The locopilot of the incoming train applied emergency brakes, however, the locomotive hit the truck.

There were no reports of injury or casualty to the passengers or railway crew, informed the South Western Railway.

"It is reported that the lorry driver has fled abandoning the truck at the spot," they said.

Divisional Railway Manager and senior officers of Bengaluru Division reached the spot at 10.40 pm with accident relief medical equipment and a doctor. (ANI)

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