21 injured in Sarlahi bus-truck collision

Twenty-one persons were injured when a bus collided with a truck at Tinghare in Sarlahi district along the East West Highway on Monday at 9 in morning.

The Birgunj bonded bus (Na 2 Kha 3904) collided head-on with the truck (Na 3 Kha 4260) approaching from the opposite direction. District Traffic Police Office informed that the accident occurred as the truck was coming from the wrong direction.

Six among the injured are ferried to Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan district for further treatment, police said. Two, including a child, are seriously injured in the accident.