Three killed in Makawanpur truck-car collision

KATHMANDU: As many as three persons died and one was critically injured when a truck hit an Indian car in Jyamire, Makawanpur Rural Municipality-9 of Makawanpur district on Saturday night.

Two of the deceased have been identified as the car driver Indian national Nitesh Kumar (39) and Sanjeev Kumar (37), said police.

Identity of the third victim is yet to be ascertained.

According to police, all of them died on the spot.

Rajeev Kumar Sharma (52), who was critically injured in the incident, is being treated at the Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital in Bharatpur, Chitwan.

The Manahari Area Police Office has impounded the truck (Na 6 Kha 6561) and the car for further investigation.