14 Died Due To A Bus Accident On Friday Morning At Sindhupalchowk
The total death of the people in Indravati VDC-10 has reached 14 due to a bus accident on Friday Morning. The bus with plate number Ba 2 Kha 2715 that was traveling from Votsipa to Kathmandu had fall from the road.
Seven people died on the spot while seven others died while being to the hospital for treatment and during treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital. Five out of fifty two who were brought to Dhulikhel Hospital for treatment has been died.
The accident took place at Badhare Chowk of Indotswati VDC-10 in Sindhupalchowk. At least seven people have died on the spot when a bus (Ba 1 Kha 9) of Helambu transport left for Kathmandu from Indravati VDC-9 Sipatar, 5 meters down the road. Local resident Rajendra Acharya said that 50 more people were injured.
Further details of the damage are yet to come, said Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sindhupalchowk, Madhav Prasad Kafle. According to him, the nature of the accident may have caused further damage. Many people were injured in the accident. More details are yet to come, Pranau Kafle said.
According to Acharya, the death of traveller could increase since the bus may has press passenger inside. He said that their team has been rescueing passenger by bringing a Excavator. The injured were taken to a local health institute for treatment, said Jhak Nepal, president of CPN-Sindhupalchowk. At least five more passengers were on the bus as there were passengers on the roof. Police estimate that the bus could have been an accident due to the damage highways and over passengers. The helicopter has reached to rescue the injured.
The injured passenger are being treatment at Dhulikhel,Kavrepalanchok. Three of the injured have been brought to the Kathmandu Trauma Center for treatment.
The other injured passenger are undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Community Hospital and Shir Memorial Hospital, Banepa, said Deputy Inspector Dipak Giri of the District Police Office, Kavrepalanchok. Among the injured, a child was ‘referred’ to Kathmandu Medical College in Kathmandu for further treatment after treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital, Giri said. According to him, the bodies of Junadevi Lamsal, Ganesh Tamang, Sumit Porkotti, Subas Adhikari and Meena Magar were taken to Dhulikhel Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Social Development Yuvraj Dulal has come to Dhulikhel Community Hospital in Dhulikhel to understand the condition of the injured.
He said that sending a helicopter from Kathmandu to rescue after the accident, local government, local political parties and social figures were all deployed for speedy treatment. “We all work together to rescue,” Minister Dulal said, adding that helicopters have been arranged for rapid treatment of the injured by taking helicopters from the Nepalese Army and the private sector as well. “All the precautions are being taken to protect the life of the injured,” Minister Dulal said.