20 injured as two vehicles collide head-on

Malekhu, June 14

At least 20 persons were injured after two vehicles from opposite directions collided this morning near Phisling Bazaar along the Prithvi Highway.

The health condition of five injured ones is critical, the District Traffic Police Office, Dhading said. After the accident, the passenger bus (Bhe 1 Kha 4060) coming to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj plunged into the Trishuli River.

An eyewitness said that the bus fell off the river as the bus driver tried to avoid the collision with the car (Bagmati Province 02-039 Cha 3720). The car was on its route to Muglin from Kathmandu. Those five people with critical health conditions were travelling in the car, police confirmed. Police Inspector Rabindra Kumar Shrestha said that seriously injured people were rushed to Chitwan for treatment.

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