A person died while 12 others sustained injuries after a bus and a truck collided with each other in Galchhi Rural Municipality-6 of Dhading district on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Renuka Kulung (27) of Mahakulung Rural Municipality-3 of Solukhumbhu district, informed Baireni-based Police Post.

According to police, the incident occurred when the bus (Ba 3 Kha 4014) and truck with Indian registration number collided head-on in Baireni along the Prithivi Highway at 2:00 am, injuring 13 persons.

Kulung, who was critically injured in the incident, was rushed to the National Trauma Centre where she breathed her last during the course of treatment, informed police.

Among the injured, nine are undergoing treatment at National Trauma Centre, Kathmandu while others are receiving treatment at Galchi-based Budhigandaki Hospital.

According to police, four of the injured are in critical condition.