Driver crushed to death in Chitwan


CHITWAN: A bus driver was crushed to death at Bhateri forest in Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City-1 of Chitwan along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section on Wednesday.

According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, the deceased has been identified as Laxman Gautam.

Gautam, who was the driver of a bus (Na 5 Kha 1517), got trapped under the wheels of a bus (Na 5 Kha 3620) that was being repaired.

Police said that the incident occurred after a tool used to lift the bus fell down all of a sudden when Gautam was under the bus to inspect the repair works.

The incident occurred at around 4:45 am today.

Police said that he breathed his last during the course of treatment at the College of Medical Sciences in Bharatpur at aroun 6 am.