1 killed, 2 seriously injured after truck falls off bridge in Chitwan

RATNANAGAR: One person died and two others were seriously injured when a truck fell off the bridge over the Riddi River in Kabilas of Chitwan.

The incident took place last night when the truck (Na. 1 Kha. 8957) heading towards Narayagadh from Pokhara met with an accident upon reaching the bridge, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan. The identity of the deceased is not yet known.

The injured have been identified as are Yubaraj Shrestha (22) of Bhimfedi in Makwanpur and Panna Lal Yadav (26) of Rautahat, police said. They are undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College.

Police have begun further investigation into the case.