12 injured in Tanahun microbus accident

TANAHUN: As many as 12 persons were injured when a microbus met with an accident after it hit a pedestrian in Satrasaya of Abukhaireni Municipality-1 along the Prithvi Highway in Tanahun district on Monday.

Police said 45-year-old Krishna Prajapati was hit by the microbus (Ga 1 Kha 2843) that was travelling from Dumre to Abukhaireni.

Prajapati and 11 passengers had sustained injuries while the vehicle lost control and overturned.

Among the injured passengers, three seriously injured are being treated at B&B Hospital of Kathmandu. Two others are being treated at Gandaki Medical College in Pokhara, six at Metro City Hospital of Pokhara and one in Laxmi Hospital of Dumre, informed the Tanahun District Police Office.

The driver has been arrested for further investigation, police added.