Seventeen hurt in bus accident

Seventeen people were injured when a passenger bus was involved in an accident on the East-West Highway at Kanchanpur, Saptari district, on Saturday, October 04, 2014.
    
The East Region Police Office, Biratnagar, said the bus — with registration number Lu 1 Kha 5728 — veered off the road and overturned on Saturday morning. The bus was heading towards the east from west.
    
Nine people who were seriously injured in the incident have been brought to the Neuro Hospital Biratnagar while the rest are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Saptari.
    
A police team, mobilized from the Area Police Office, Kanchanpur, rescued the injured passengers. The bus driver has been reported as absconding after the accident. BIRATNAGAR, October 4 (RSS)

Source: Nepalnews