1 killed, 1 injured in Pepsicola jeep hit

KATHMANDU: A person died and another sustained critical injuries after being hit by a Bolero jeep in Pepsicola of the Capital on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Anjana Thapa (35) of the same area.

Thapa, who was seriously injured in the accident, succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at the Bir Hospital.

Police said that Saan Bahadur Lama (26) of Sindhupalchok was injured in the incident.

He is being treated at the same hospital.

According to the Metropolitan Police Sector, Kadaghari, the jeep (Ba 8 Cha 4814) hit the duo at around 6:15 am today.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the four-wheeler and are searching for the absconding driver who fled the scene after the incident.