1 dead, 3 injured in Morang tempo accident

URLABARI, MORANG: A 70-year-old man died and three others sustained injuries after the tempo they were travelling on met with an accident in Miklajung Rural Municipality-8 along the Madumalla-Toribari inner road section of Morang district on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Harka Bahadur Bohara of Chulachuli Rural Municipality-6 in Ilam district; and the injured as his wife Kamala Bohara (58), Purnima Tamang (22) and Subhadra Karki (80), both residents of Miklajung Rural Municipality-9 in the district.

The incident occurred when the speeding tempo (Ko 1 Ha 8681) lost control and fell on the road, injuring four, according to Sub Inspector of Police Kiran Prasai at Area Police Office, Madhumalla.

Critically injured Harka Bahadur breathed his last during the course of treatment at Urlabari-based Araniko Hospital while his wife Kamala has been undergoing treatment there, informed police.

Tamang and Karki are being treated at Madhumalla-based Sajha Hospital, said police.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the vehicle and detained its driver for further investigation.