One dead, four injured in jeep accident

A person died and four others were injured when a jeep heading to Solukhumbhu from Kathmandu met an accident today morning at Hiberbesi in Basheshowri Ward No 8, Sindhuli.

Ratna Bahadur Tamang, driver of the jeep (Na 1 Ja 3607) died in the accident. Two among the injured passengers are French nationals, and two Nepalis from Solukhumbu— Pemba Sherpa, 40 and Kang Dhungi Sherpa, 61.

The passengers said the accident took place owing to the distraction of the driver from driving as he was talking over his mobile phone for long.

According to Naresh Subedi, Deputy Superintendent of Police in the District Police Office, Sindhuli, the injured are receiving treatment at the Tamakoshi Hospital in Ramechhap. RSS

Source: Republica