Car plunges 500m killing driver in Bhaktapur

BHAKTAPUR: A man died on the spot after a car he was driving skidded off the road and fell below 500 metres below at Naichal in Suryabinayak Municipality-8 of Bhaktapur district, on Wednesday evening.

Police identified the deceased as Jitendra Khatri (40) of Suryabinayak Municipality-9. Currently, Kahatri had been residing in Janagal of Kavre.

The Maruti car (Ba 8 Cha 2431) heading to Doleshwor via Ashapuri from Naichal plunged about 500 metres onto a channel on the bottom of a ravine, killing its driver khatri last night, according to the Jagati-based Metropolitan Police Circle.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been sent to the Bhaktapur Hospital for a postmortem, police said.