SINDHULI — One person died in a road accident that took place in Kamalamai municipality last night.
Ramesh Ghising,21, a resident of Kamalamai municipality-5 died after the tractor he was riding in fell some 30 meters below the road, according to Police Inspector at District Police Office, Sindhuli Jesi Shah.
The tractor driver fled the scene following the accident. High speed is suspected to be the reason behind the accident.
Further investigation is underway while police have launched a man hunt to find the driver.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.