20 injured as two vehicles collide head on

Published On: June 14, 2024 11:01 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MALEKHU, June 14: At least 20 people were injured when two vehicles coming from opposite directions collided this morning near Phisling bazaar along the Prithvi Highway. The health condition of five of the injured is critical, the District Traffic Police Office, Dhading, said. 

After the accident, the passenger bus (Bhe 1 Kha 4060) coming to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj plunged into the Trishuli River. 

An eyewitness said that the bus fell off the river as the bus driver tried to avoid the collision with the car (Bagmati Province 02-039 Cha 3720). The car was on its route to Mugling from Kathmandu. 

Those five people with critical injuries were traveling in the car, police confirmed. 

Police Inspector Rabindra Kumar Shrestha said that the seriously injured people were rushed to Chitwan for treatment. 

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