Bus-truck collision in Chitwan leaves 4 dead

- Post Report, Chitwan

Aug 8, 2018-

Four persons died when a passenger bus collided with a truck at Bhanuchowk in Ratnanagar Municipality of Chitwan district on Tuesday night.

District Police spokesperson DSP Prabhu Prasad Dhakal said the Makalu Yatayat’s bus (Na 6 Kha 1741) heading to Kakadbhitta from the Capital collided with the truck (Na 5 Kha 5941) at around 11 pm.

The deceased have been identified as truck driver Mohan Ghising of Chandranigahaur, Rautahat, his helper Buddhiman Lama, also of Chandranigahapur, Tara Baral of Taplejung and Bishnu Prasad Thapa, of Thankot-3. Police said three died during course of treatment at New Medical College while another one died at Old Medical College in Bharatpur.

Seventeen others were injured in the accident.

Police are investigating to ascertain the reason behind the accident.

Published: 08-08-2018 10:21

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