1 killed‚ 2 injured in Dhading car hit

A person died and two others were critically injured when a car hit them at Fisling, Dharechowk of Chitwan along the Prithvi Highway on Tuesday morning.

According to the Area Police Office, Mugling, the deceased has been identified as Sagar Gurung.

Police said that Gurung died while being rushed to a hospital in the district.

The fatal accident occurred when the car (Ba 10 Pa 914) heading towards Kathmandu from Butwal knocked them down this morning.

Critically injured, Gurung’s one-year-old-son and his wife Minu Gurung are receiving treatment at the Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan.

Following the incident, angry locals blocked the Muglin-Malekhu Highway, one of the major trade routes demanding stern action against the driver and proper compenstion to the victim’s family.

Police have impouned the car and arrested its driver for investigation.

Inspector Ek Narayan Koirala of the Area Police Office, Mugling said that the police personnel have been deployed in the area to resume the highway.

Source: THT