Six injured in Chitwan jeep accident

KATHMANDU: As many as six persons were injured in a jeep accident in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district on Monday, police said.

According to police, the incident occurred when the Bolero jeep (Ga 1 Ja 6285) lost its control and crashed in Jalbire at 8:30 pm yesterday, injuring six.

Among the injured, local Aaitman Gurung (38) is critically injured while others sustained minor injures in the incident, informed Area Police Office, Simaltal.

Gurung and two others are undergoing treatment at Bharatpur Medical College while remaining have been undergoing treatment at District Hospital, Bharatpur.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, said police.