3 killed as truck hits scooter in BhaktapurThree people died on the spot when a truck hit a scooter near Nalinchok in Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur, on Wednesday.
Three people died on the spot when a truck hit a scooter near Nalinchok in Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur, on Wednesday.
According to police, the truck (Ba 3 Kha 6674) hit the scooter (Ba 56 Pa 1227) en route to Bhaktapur from Sanga, Kavre, on Wednesday morning, killing Hari Bahadur Katuwal, 50, Sabitri Ghimire, 40, and Arbind Ghimire, 13, of Mailung-6, Dolakha.
The bodies were taken to Bhaktapur Hospital for post-mortem. Police said the truck driver was on the run.
Dhading truck plunge leaves one dead
In a separate incident, a 23-year-old man from Dhading died when a truck (Na 5 Kha 1568) fell off the Hugdi Khola Bridge in Rorang-10, Dhading.
Police said Sher Bahadur Lomai of Madhya Bindu Municipality-10 died while undergoing treatment at a Malekhu-based hospital.
Truck driver Manoj Ale, 25, of Nawalparasi and Megh Bahadur Gharti of Arghakhanchi, were injured in the accident.