Driver dead as tractor overturns in Saptari
KATHMANDU: A man died after the tractor he was driving on overturned in Chhinnamasta Rural Municipality-1 of Saptari district on Wednesday.
Police have identified the deceased as local Janak Mehata (26).
According to police, Mehata was plowing the field when the tractor (Sa 1 Ta 3659) suddenly overturned and crushed him at 8:00 pm yesterday, critically injuring him.
Mehata succumbed to his injuries on the way to Rajbiraj-based Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police Bhavesh Rimal
Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, police said.