11 injured in Taplejung bus accident

11 injured in Taplejung bus accident

At least 11 persons were injured when a commuter bus of Bishal Travels en route to Birtamod, Jhapa from Ambegudin of Taplejung met with an accident on Thursday morning.

Four among the injured including driver’s helper are in critical condition.

The bus, Me 1 Kha 1799, carrying 30 passengers met with the accident after it fell around 25 meters down the road at Ambegudin Tin.

The critically injured in the accident are Tikaram Bista of Shaniarjun municipality of Jhapa, helper Bhim Katuwal of same place, Jagannath Bhatatrai of Khewang-6 and his wife Narmaya Bhattarai, police confirmed.

The injured were taken to Panchthar District Hospital for treatment.

Locals said the accident took place due to narrowed and weak road condition. RSS

Source: MyRepublica