Forty injured in truck-bus collision

Published On: December 16, 2017 09:40 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec16: Six people have been critically injured and another 34 injured after a truck collided with a passenger bus early morning today. The truck (Na 1 Kha 1674), heading from Kathmandu to Muglin collided with the bus (Na 4 Kha 4420) at Benighat rural municipality-10 of Prithvi highway.

The bus was heading to Kathmandu from Tikapur, Krishna Raj Sapkota, inspector at Traffic Police Office, Gajuri said. Those injured are undergoing treatment at local health facilities.

The collision occurred when the truck was overtaking another vehicle, police said. The passenger bus turned sideways after the crash.  

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