Two die in three wheeler-tractor trailer collision

Published On: December 16, 2019 07:41 AM NPT By: MALATI MOKTAN

DHANKUTA, Dec 16: Two persons died on the spot when a three-wheeler and a tractor-trailer collided at Chhathar Jorpati Rural Municipality-2 in Dhankuta on Sunday.

The deceased have been identified as Sange Sherpa, 50, a resident of Chhathar Jorpati-2, and Dasarath Tamang, 25, a resident of Dhankuta Municipality-2. Likewise, two others were injured in the accident.

Those injured are Pradip Basnet, a resident of Laligurans Municipality, Tehrathum, and Rabin Ghimire, a resident of Chhatar Jorpati Rural Municipality-5, Dhankuta, according to Dhankuta Police. 

The injured are receiving treatment at the District Hospital, Dhankuta.

According to police, the three-wheeler (Ko 2 Ha 6611) en route to Jorpati Bazzar from Hile collided with the trailer (Ko 1 Kha 6912) traveling from Dharan to Basantapur at Chhathar Jorpati Rural Municipality. 

The driver of the trailer is under police control, said Kumar Dhakal, in-charge at Hile Police Station.


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