Toddler dies of bus hit in Chitwan

CHITWAN: A two-year-old infant died after being hit by a school bus in Ratnanagar Municipality of Chitwan district on Friday.

Anush Mahato, son of Bhishma Mahato of Ratnanagar-19, died on the spot after getting hit by the school bus (Ba 1 Kha 6606) on Friday.

According to ASI Baidya Nath Das, Chief of Bichhyauli Police Station, the toddler had gone toward the bus after seeing his elder brother getting off the vehicle when the bus hit him.

The bus belonging to Unique Academy English Boarding School of the Municipality had come to drop Mahato's brother back home.

Police have impounded the vehicle and arrested the driver.

Similarly, a 43-year-old woman has been seriously injured after being hit by a scooter (Na 33 Pa 2673) at Lions Chok of Narayangadh on Friday afternoon.

Laxmi Rana, a permanent resident of Bharatpur Sub-metropolitan City-10, is undergoing treatment at Bharatpur College of Medical sciences, said Chitwan District Police Office.