Five killed in road accidents


Dec 26, 2014-

Five people died and 16 others were injured in separate road accidents in Sindhuli, Nawalparasi and Bardiya districts within the past 24 hours.

A jeep collided head-on with a passenger bus at Kamalamai Municipality-7 on the BP Highway in Sindhuli on Friday, killing two people. Five others sustained critical injuries in the incident. The bus was en route to Mahottari.

Buddhi Majhi, 48, of Kamalamai-7 and a boy whose identity is yet to be ascertained were killed in the accident, police said.

Majhi died on the spot while the boy breathed his last during treatment at the District Hospital. The injured were sent to the Capital.

The jeep driver absconded after the incident. Police seized both the vehicles for investigation.

Similarly, two people riding a motorcycle died when a truck hit them near Arunkhola in Nawalparasi on Thursday night. Police identified the deceased as Prem Koirala and Bhupa Koirala.

In Bardiya, a woman died while 11 others were hurt when a jeep and a truck collided head-on at Deudakala-3 on the East-West Highway on Friday.  The deceased has been identified as Maya Devi Gyawali.

Published: 27-12-2014 09:03

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