Two people have been killed in a truck accident at Naubise section of Prithivi highway in Dhading district on Thursday. Three others were seriously injured in the accident.
The deceased have been identified as Krishna Upreti, 6, and Shree Maya Shrestha, 45. Both are from Naubise area.
The truck with registration no NA 2 Kha 2439 was heading for Kathmandu from Narayangarh when it hit Krishna and Shreemaya who were walking on the road and then overturned.
While Krishna died on the spot, Shrestha died while undergoing treatment at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu today.
The driver of the truck and his two associates have also been seriously injured and are undergoing treatment at Bir Hospital.
Police say they are yet to ascertain the real cause behind the accident, but suspect that the driver must have been inebriated. nepalnews.com