One killed, four injured as car plunges into Trishuli at Malekhu

DHADING: A person was killed and four others were injured after a car plunged into Trishuli River at Malekhu of Dhading district on Tuesday evening. One of the injured is said to be in a critical condition.

The car with registration number Ba 12 Cha 1029 was heading to Pokhara from Kathmandu when it veered off and fell down from the Prithvi Highway at Malekhu at around 9:30 pm, according to Nepal Police.

The person who lost his life has been identified as 28-year-old Sunil Khatri of Sindhupalchok district.

The injured are admitted to a hospital in Gajuri.

The cause behind the accident is yet to be known.