Two women were killed and thirteen other injured when a van collided with a train at a railway crossing in Daluwathumulla, Meetiyagoda last night.
Police said the driver of the van had driven through the unprotected railway crossing disobeying signals.
A monk and fourteen women were injured in the accident and they were admitted to the Balapitiya Hospital.
The two women aged 37 and 49 succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.
The driver of the van, who was unhurt, was taken into the custody, police said.