Three dead in separate accidents
BANEPA: Police confirmed that a vehicle helper died when a Nissan Van met with an accident at Banepa municipality-4, Shera in Kavrepalanchowk on Tuesday.
According to the Area Police Office, Banepa, Sujan Wagle, 18, of Suryabinayak municipality-7 died after the van (Ba 1 Ka 9236) en route to Nala Shera of Kavre from Suryabinayak of Bhaktapur overturned on the road after brakes were unable to stop the vehicle. Critically injured Wagle died while undergoing treatment at Banepa-based Sheer Memorial Hospital, police said. Police arrested van driver and initiated investigation into the incident. Damak – A youth died at Damak in Jhapa on Tuesday after electric leakage. Mitra Dangi, 40, of Kamal-1, Dhyangri died on the spot while supplying water to his under-construction house at Damak municipality-2 after power leakage from electric motor devised in the tube-well, informed Kamal-1 ward chair Kedar Katuwal. An investigation into the incident is underway, shared DSP of District Police Office Damak, Bijaya Raj Pandit. Chipledhunga – A driver died when he fell down off the road after a tractor met with an accident at Machhapuchhre rural municipality-4 in Kaski district on Tuesday. The tractor (Ga 1 Ta 2283) fell down around five meters off the road while returning after cultivating the paddy field at Machhapuchhre Batuleghar in Kaski. Tractor driver Ram Chandra Adhikari, 45, sustained the injury after the tractor crushed him and later died while receiving treatment at Manipal Hospital, informed DSP Rajendra Babu Regmi. Police said the necessary investigation into the incident is underway.