Kathmandu : One person was killed and three others were injured when a tanker (Ba 3 Kha 5322) carrying petroleum products hit a minivan (Ba 21 Cha 8805) carrying a jar of water.
The driver of the van, Milan Magar, 26, of Arjundhara Municipality-2, Jhapa, died while undergoing treatment at Dr. Iwamura Memorial Hospital, Salaghari, said Chakra Raj Joshi, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Metropolitan Police Circle, Jagati.
Vivek Rajbanshi, 15, of Jorpati in Kathmandu has been seriously injured when a tanker heading towards Sanga from Jagati on the Arani Highway hit a van coming towards Bhaktapur. The injured have been idetified as Sirjana Tamang, 22, of Kavrepalanchok, Banepa Municipality-6 and her 19 month old son Madis Tamang.
The injured are undetgoing treatment at Dr. Iwamura Hospital, Sallaghari and the condition of co-driver Rajbanshi is critical, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Joshi. Police are searching for the absconding tanker driver after the accident.