Four Killed,17 injured in Chitwan collision

Road accident

CHITWAN, Aug 8: At least four persons died and other 17 injured in a road crash that occurred at Ratnanagar municipality of Chitwan district on late Tuesday night.

The accident took place when a Narayangadh-bound loaded truck (Na 5 Kha 5941) from east and a commuter bus (Na 5 Kha 1749) belonging to Makalu Transport en route to Kakadbhitta from Kathmandu collided with each other.

The deceased have been identifies as truck driver Mohan Ghising, 34, and co-driver Buddhiman Lama, 30, of Chapur, Rautahat and bus passenger duo, Bishnu Prasad Thapa, 48, of Thankot, Kathmandu and Tara Baral, 42, of Khumjing municipality-1 informed Deputy Superintendant of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal.

All the four died in course of the treatment. Among the injured, 13 are being treated in the old Medical College and four in Chitwan Medical College in Bharatpur.