The bus (Ba 2 Kha 7071) with 26 passengers on board met with the accident at around 9 am at Chyamistaar area in Tuwachung Municipality – 1 killing Ajit Bishworkarma of Jalpa of Majhuwagadhi Municipality – 12.
The bus veered out of control and rammed into a wall seriously injuring Anu Rai, 30, Mankala Rai, 32, including 14 – month – old Nayan Rai and 21 – month – old Samaniya Rai.
They have been taken to Udayapur for further treatment, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Nabin Kishor Pradhan of the District Police Office, Khotang.
The other passengers were rescued by the police and the local residents and rushed to Durchim Health Post. They are reported to be in stable condition.
During the night’s downpour the bus lost control while negotiating a sharp turn and crashed into the wall, according to police. The bus driver, Aakash Magar, fled the scene following the accident. RSS