RATNANAGAR: A road accident at Darechok of Chitwan district resulted into a death of a person and injuries to two others on Wednesday morning.

The Bolero pick-up van (Ga 2 Cha 3365) was en route to Kathmandu from Narayangadh, when it was rammed by a truck coming from the opposite direction near Kuringhat at 2 am.

The van driver Kiran Tamang (21), a permanent resident of Simle, Dhading, was injured and rushed to Bharatpur for treatment, but succumbed to injuries, according to the Chitwan District Police Office (DPO).

The van, which was ferrying chickens, fell 50 metres below the road onto the Trishuli riverbank after the crash.