KATHMANDU: Seven people have been killed in separate road accidents in Kailali, Kaski, Kapilvastu, Saptari, and Sunsari districts.
Two persons were killed when a jeep (Province No. 3-01-0023 Cha 9059) fell about 50 meters from the road on Wednesday afternoon on the Chure Gaonpalika-3 Pangal Bhasu Road in Kailali.
The deceased have been identified as Durga Saud, 26, of the same village, and Alisa Khadka, 7, of Doti Jorayal. They succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment at Padma Hospital Pvt. Ltd. at attaria.
Three persons, including the driver injured in the accident, have been sent to the Maya Metro Hospital Ddhangadhi for further treatment.
Similarly, Bidya Rana, 15, of Kailali Gaonpalika-11 died when a truck (P 01 001 G 3732) and a motorcycle (Ma 2 Pa 2178) collided with each other at Syaule Chowk of Godavari Municipality-8 on Wednesday evening.
She succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at Navjivan Hospital, Dhangadhi. The injured motorcyclist, 17-year-old Krish Bam of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolis-5, and two others are undergoing treatment at Nirsag Hospital, Dhangadhi. The truck driver was taken under custody, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Dummer Bahadur Chhantyal, 61, of Batulechaur in Pokhara Metropolitan City-16. He succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Fishtail Hospital. The injured motorcyclist is undergoing treatment at the same hospital. The driver of the jeep has been taken under custody by the police.
A 50-year-old man died on the spot on Wednesday night after being hit by an unregistered vehicle on the road at Buddhabhumi Municipality-2, Kapilvastu. Police are searching for the absconding vehicle.
Meghraj Sharma, 42, a resident of Jhapa Damak Municipality, died on the spot when a van (No. 3-01-001 G 3725) and a pickup vehicle (Me 1 Cha 6925) collided with each other on the road at Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality-1 in Saptari district on Wednesday afternoon.
Jeevan Giri, 42, of Bhardaha Hospital, Saptari, and Khotang Mazhuwagadhi Municipality-10, who were injured in the accident, has been taken to Nepal Army Hospital, Itahari for further treatment. The driver has been taken under control by the police.
The deceased has been identified as Suryanarayan Yadav, 55, of Koshi Gaonpalika-4, Sunsari.
He succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Virat Narasimha Home, Biratnagar. The driver has been taken under control by the police.