Six injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision

DHADING: As many as six persons were injured in a truck-microbus collision in Galchhi Rural Municipality-6 of Dhading district, along the Prithvi Highway, on Thursday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred when the microbus (Ga 1 Kha 2966) en route from Kathmandu to Pokhara collided head-on with the truck (Na 5 Kha 7386) en route from Bharatpur to Kathmandu in Baireni Bazaar at 9:30 am today, injuring six persons including the bus driver.

The injured are undergoing treatment at Baireni Health Post.

Meanwhile, Baireni-based Police Post has impounded the truck and detained its driver for further investigation, said police.