1 killed, 1 injured in Trishuli truck fall in Chitwan

CHITWAN: A person died and another sustained critical injuries after a truck they were on board fell into the Trishuli River at Charkilo in Chandibhanyang-6 of Chitwan district along the Muglin-Narayangadh road section in the wee hours of Friday.

According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, the deceased has been identified as Bikash Gurung (25) of Kabilas-2.

Police said that assistant driver Charlas Gurung was critically injured in the accident

The incident occurred after the driver lost control of the vehicle (Na 4 kha 8552) and fell some 80 metres down into the river at around 1 am.

Gurung is undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College.