Bhaktapur, Aug 25: Forty-eight people were injured in a road accident at Sudal Jitpur in Bhaktapur district today. Of them four are in critical condition.
The accident took place when a bus (Ba 4 Kha 1905) heading towards Nagarkot Municipality-7 carrying people for a marriage procession met with an accident, said Superintendent of Police at the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, Kiran Bajracharya.
Of the injured, 21 including four critically injured are receiving treatment at Madhyapur Hospital, Thimi, 25 at Bhaktapur and two at Orthopedic Hospital, Jorpati.
Police suspect that the accident might have taken place due to over speeding. Police have arrested the bus driver Ram Kumar Bhandari of Dolakha, said Deputy Superintendent of Police at Police Circle, Jagati, Mitra Bandhu Thapa. RSS