Seven dead, 12 injured in separate road accidents


Dec 15, 2018-

Seven people died and 12 others were injured, some critically, in two separate road

accidents in Palpa and Udayapur districts on Thursday night.

A car swerved off the road and fell over a cliff at Purbakhola Rural Municipality-2 in Palpa, killing five persons and injuring four others. The car (Lu 1 Ja 2653) was en route to Bahadurpur of Mathagadhi Rural Municipality from Tansen, the district headquarters of Palpa.

Police identified the deceased as driver Birendra Rana, 20, Kunisara Ruchal, 24, Boma Kumari Darlami, 40, Rewat Bahadur GC, 71, and Yanisara Gaha, 32, of Mathagadhi-8.

The injured passengers were admitted to Lumbini Medical College in Tansen.

In a separate incident, two people died and six others sustained injuries in a tractor accident in Limchungbung Rural Municipality-4,  Udayapur, on Thursday midnight.

The Balamta-bound tractor with registration number Sa 1 Ta 7323 skidded off the road and fell around 200 metres. Driver Subin Rai, 22, and Pawan Rai, 24, died in the crash, police said. The injured people were taken to Biratnagar after they received primary care in Udayapur District Hospital.

Published: 15-12-2018 07:29

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