CHITWAN, Jan 10: One person was killed and two others were injured in an accident involving a school bus and a truck at Panidhara of Ichhamanakamana Rural Municipality-5 in Chitwan along the Muglin Malekhu road section.
Police confirmed the deceased as Ganesh Prasad Silwal, 55, of Icchamanakamana Rural Municipality-3. According to Chitwan’s Superintendent of Police, Deepak Thapa, the truck ( Ga 1 Kha 5731) coming to Muglin from Kathmandu hit a bus ( Ba 1 Kha 5550) belonging to the local Pragathi Pathshala School from backside this morning. Silwal died while being taken to the Bharatpur Hospital.
Durga Bahadur Silwal of Ichhamanakamana Rural Municipality-4 is being treated at the Bharatpur Hospital while Ram Babu Shrestha, 50, of Ichhamanakamana Rural Municipality-3 is receiving treatment at the Chitwan Medical College.
Both vehicles fell some 50-60 meters down from the road. However, the truck driver has been missing since the accident. School children onboard the bus at the time were unhurt. RSS