10 hurt in separate road accidents
At least 10 people were injured in separate road accidents in Parsa and Jhapa districts in the past 24 hours.
Six people were hurt when a passenger bus (Na 3 Kha 8490) heading for Sabaithaba from Birgunj collided with a roadside electric pole at Pakaha Mainpur VDC in Parsa district on Thursday morning.
The injured are currently receiving treatment at local health post, reports quoted Parsa District Police Office as saying.
Police have impounded the vehicle and are currently seraching the driver who fled the scene immediately after the accident.
Four people were injured when two motorbikes collided with each other at Sitapuri road section along the East-West highway in Jhapa district on Wednesday night, state-owned news agency RSS reports.
The accident took place while one of the motorcyclists tried to save an animal crossing the road, police told RSS.
Those injured in the accident are Pema Tamang of Dharampur-8 and his sons Sangden Tamang, 10 and Sange Tamang, 8. They were riding the motorbike (Me 5 Pa 4938).
Likewise, Raja Khatiwada of Morang, Dulari, who was riding the bike (Ko.7 Pa 9942) was injured in the mishap, said police.
Critically injured in the mishap, Sange Tamang and Raja Khatiwada were sent to Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar and others are being treated at Lifeline Hospital, said Damak Area Police. Nepalnews.com