Teenage driver killed after tractor plunges 50 meters

Published On: August 28, 2017 08:06 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

GORKHA, August 28: A 20-year-old youth was killed and another injured after a tractor plunged 50 meters below the road at Khoploang Sundarkhola of Palungtar municipality - 1 in Gorkha on Saturday.

Driver, Aaitpal Gurung, of Sulikot rural municipality - 4 was killed and 19 - year - old assistant driver, Sujan Pariyar, of Palungtar municipality - 9 sustained serious injuries after the tractor (Ga 1 Ta 3716) veered off the road.

Gurung died on the way to Gorkha Hospital Saturday night, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Bhesh Raj Risal, of District Police Office, Gorkha. Pariyar is currently undergoing treatment. The tractor was returning to Palungtar from Siranchowk when the accident took place. 


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