3 injured in Dang ambulance accident

KATHMANDU: As many as three persons on an ambulance were critically injured when the vehicle met with an accident in Jhargaira, Tripur-1 of Dang district in the wee hours of Sunday.

The injured have been identified as Madan Rawat (51) of Ghorahi-11, Deva Rawat (79) and Kamal Rawat (35) of Manpur-9 in the district.

The ambulance (Ra 1 Cha 539) had met with the accident at around 1:15 am today.

All the injured, two men and an elderly woman, have been sent to the Gohari-based Rapti Zonal Hospital for treatment.

Police are in search of the ambulance driver who has fled the scene after the incident.