DHADING — A 55-year-old woman died in ambulance along the Tribhuvan Highway as the ambulance that was ferrying her to Kathmandu from Bharatpur, Chitwan was stucked in traffic on Wednesday.
Rajani Chaudhary, who was referred to Kathmandu for treatment, was stuck in traffic overnight along the Naubise Naghdhunga road section and died at around 10:00 am, according to police.
The vehicles plying on the highway take more than 10 hours to cover a 25-km-stretch along the road section due to ongoing road renovation.
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.