Nepal | April 23, 2019

Woman dies in tractor hit

RISHI RAM BARAL

POKHARA: A woman lost her life when a tractor hit her at Chauthe in Pokhara Metropolitan City-14 on Tuesday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Rama Devi Khadka (55) of Pokhara Metropolitan City-14, informed Spokesperson at District Police Office, Kaski, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rabindra Man Gurung.

Khadka, who was seriously injured after being hit by the tractor (Ga 1 Ta 3157) while walking along the road, was rushed to Western Regional Hospital under Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences. She breathed her last while undergoing treatment there.

According to police, the incident took place when the tractor lost its balance while trying to overtake another tractor.

The driver of the tractor fled the scence after the accident.

Further investigation is underway, said police.


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