One dies, another injured in road mishap in Tanahun

Tanahun, Dec 31: A person died on the spot and another was seriously injured in a road accident in Tanahun district today.

The deceased has been identified as Sandeep Kunwar of around 22 years from Ghansikuwa-8 in the district.The accident took place when a tipper (Na 5 Kha 7523) heading towards Damauli from Dumre hit a motorcycle (Ga 10 Pa 7262) coming from opposite direction at Ghansikuwa-8, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Tanahun, Rakesh Singh.

Similarly, Suraj Thapa, 22, of the same place was seriously injured in the incident. Singh said that Kunwar was pillion rider while Thapa was motorcyclist.

Locals have halted traffic along the Prithvi highway after the incident. Initiative was underway to resume the traffic, according to the District Police Office, Tanahun. Police have arrested the tipper driver and impounded the vehicle. RSS