Nepal | August 07, 2020

Two seriously injured in Tanahun jeep-bike collision

Madan Wagle
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DAMAULI: Two persons have sustained serious injuries in a jeep-bike collision at Ghasikuwa in Byas Municipality-12 of Tanahun district, on Thursday, police said.

According to Spokesperson at District Police Office, Tanahun, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Leela Raj Lamichhane, both the biker and pillion rider sustained serious injuries in the accident this afternoon.

The accident occurred when a Bolero jeep (Ba 21 Cha 5741) heading to Dumre from Damauli collided head-on with the motorbike (Ga 8 Pa 1641) coming from the opposite direction along Prithvi Highway today, critically injuring the bikers.

After the incident, both the injured persons were rushed to local Ratnahari Hospital. However, after primary treatment, they were referred to Pokhara-based Manipal Hospital for further treatment.

Among them, the pillion rider is said to be in more critical condition with multiple head injuries, DSP Lamichhane shared.

Meanwhile, police have rounded the jeep driver and impounded the vehicle at the DPO for further investigation.


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