Railway Police files FIR after truck hits train

10:46 AM Sep 21, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: Government Railway Police (GRP) have filed a case after a truck driver fled the spot following a collision with a train in Karnataka.


As per the official statement by the South Western Railway, Mysuru-Myladuthurai Express hit the truck at around 8.30 pm between Heelalige-Carmelaram stations.

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.


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