One killed, three critically injured in road accidents

DANG:  A man died and three other people were critically injured in two road accidents in Chitwan and Dang districts.

Three people were severely injured in a truck-bus collusion in Saurikula of Tripur Municipality in Dang district on Thursday night.

According to the Dang District Police Office, the accident took place when a Ghorahi-bound truck (Na 4 Kha 7560) from Tulsipur and a bus (Ra 1 Kha 789) coming from the opposite direction collided last night.

Critically injured are Leela Bahadur Budhathoki (40) of Tripur Municipality-10, Pal Bahadur Nepali (32) of Tripur Municipality-1 and Shanti Devi Chauhan (70) currently living in Dang.

After minor treatment at Rapti Sub-Regional Hospital, Ghorahi, the injured were sent to the Teaching Hospital, Kohalpur, for further treatment informed police.

The bus driver is at large, police said.

Meanwhile, a pedestrian died when a deluxe bus heading towards east hit him at Rapti Municipality-2, Gadauli in Chitwan district on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as Krishna Lal BK (50) of Lothar VDC-6 of the district.

According to the District Police Office, the bus (Na 4 Kha 4841) en route to the east from Kathmandu hit BK while he was walking along the road. He died on the way to Bharatpur Hospital for treatment.