Death toll from Nuwakot jeep accident reaches threeThe jeep skidded off the road and fell some 400 metres causing the fatalities.
The death toll from the Nuwakot jeep accident reached three on Friday evening after a passenger succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Khagendra Bahadur Khadka, who is also the information officer of Nuwakot District Police Office, said a 45-year-old woman died while undergoing treatment at the Kathmandu-based National Trauma Centre.
Two people died on the spot and 10 others were injured in a jeep accident at Dupcheshwar Rural Municipality.
According to Khadka, a 25-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl from the rural municipality died on the spot.
The jeep skidded off the road and fell some 400 metres at ward 4 of the rural municipality. The injured were sent to Kharanitar Hospital and Kathmandu for treatment
A total of 13 people were travelling in the jeep.