One dead, four injured in Jhapa jeep accident

Published On: August 27, 2018 11:58 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BHADRAPUR, Aug 27: A person was killed and other four were severely injured in a jeep accident that took place on Monday morning at Jhiljhile of Jhapa along the East-West Highway.

The District Traffic Police Office, Jhapa confirmed the death of Sandip Karki, 29, of Udaypur in the accident that occurred at 3:00 am. 

According to the office, a Scorpio jeep (Me 1 Ja 4533) en route to east from west overturned on the road as the driver lost control over the vehicle all of a sudden, leaving five passengers including Karki critically hurt. All of them were rushed to the Birtamod-based B&C Hospital where he died amidst treatment. 

The injured are Raju Basnet and Gopa Poudel of Kakarvitta, Gyan Bahadur Budathoki of Mechinagar-10 and Gopi Gajurel of Kamal Rural Municipality-7. RSS

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