CHAUTARA, July 2: A minor girl died while 41 others sustained injuries in a bus accident along a Chautara-Bandeu road section in Chautara Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-12 on Saturday.
The deceased is five-year-old girl Sujata Nepali of ward 13 of the same municipality.
Nepali died while being rushed to Dhulikhel Hospital for treatment, said DSP Shyam Krishna Adhikari.
The condition of five among the 41 injured is said to be critical. The injured are undergoing treatment at Dhulikhlel Hospital.
The accident took place when the bus, Ba 2 Kha 2702, heading to Kathmandu from Chautara Sangachowkgadhi Municipality went out of control and fell some seven meters down the road after hitting a motorcycle.