Vehicle hits kill six at different places in two days

At least six persons were killed after vehicles hit them in different districts of the nation on Wednesday and Thursday.

Police said traffic accidents in last two days killed a person each in Kaski, Dhanusha, Jumla, Saptari, Jhapa and Nuwakot districts.

Kamal Bhandari (50) of Lekhanath Municipality-12 died after a bus (Ga 1 Kha 3986) hit the motorbike (Ga 5 Pa 4091) he was riding on at Taal Chok of Lekhanath-7 at around 11:10 am today.

The seriously injured was taken to the Gandaki Hospital, where he breathed his last.

Jeevan Paudel (28) was also hurt in the accident. He is being treated at the Manipal Hospital in serious condition.

Police have nabbed the driver.

Meanwhile, Shanti Devi Sah (45) of Kshireshwar Municipality-1, Dhanusha died after being hit by an oil tanker (Na 2 Kha 4603).

The vehicle had knocked her down at Ramananda Chok of Janakpur Municipality-8.

The seriously injured Sah was rushed to the Janakpur Zonal Hospital, where she was declared dead.

A 13-year-old Shreeram Mukhiya has been injured in the accident.

The tanker driver is absconding whereas police have nabbed his assistant.

In the similar accident, pedestrian Rajesh BK (22) of Tatopani-2, Jumla was killed while a bus (Na 4 Kha 9206) hit him in Lamra-9 of Jumla at around 6 pm yesterday.

He was declared dead at the Karnali Health Science Institute during treatment.

Police have arrested the driver.

Similarly, a bus hit killed at 29-year-old man Santosh Kumar Khang in Bhardaha-1 of Saptari yesterday evening.

The bus (Na 5 Kha 487) had hit a motorbike (Ba 23 Pa 9044) along the East West Highway at around 8 pm Wednesday.

The motorcyclist Santosh and pillion rider Ranjit Kumar Khang (31) were hurt in the accident.

Whereas Santosh died during treatment at the Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital, Ranjit was referred to the Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar.

The bus driver was caught.

Likewise, a van (Me 1 Cha 2115) hit a 65-year-old Shambhu Ghhimire of Topgachhi-7, Jhapa to death in Damak of the district last night.

The injured elderly breathed his last at the Nobel Hospital, Biratnagar during treatment.

Police nabbed the van driver.

Yet in another accident in Kakani-1 of Nuwakot on Wednesday afternoon, a 29-year-old youth was killed.

Kumar Tamang of Belkot-4, Nuwakot was knocked down by the vehicle (Ba 2 Kha 721) in Aarughat of Kakani at around 3:30 pm yesterday.

Police are investigating into all cases.

Source: THT