INARUWA, SUNSARI: A man was killed and one other was injured after a tractor they were aboard turned turtle at Babiya in Inaruwa-9 of Sunsari district on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified the tractor driver Sajar Khan and the injured as Sarukh Khan, both the local residents.

The incident occurred after the ill-fated tractor (Ko 2 Ta 2768) heading for Sattairjhora from Haat Bazaar that takes place every Friday in Babiya, turned turtle near a bridge, according to the District Police Office, Sunsari. The driver was critically injured after he was pinned under the tractor against the road.

The injured Khan duo were admitted to the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences where the driver breathed his last during the course of treatment.

Injured Khan who has inflicted serious injuries on his back and feet is receiving treatment at the hospital, according to the Superintendent of Police Posh Raj Pokharel at the DPO.