Kathmandu : A young man has died in a tractor accident in Siraha. Arun Yadav, 30, of Golbazar Municipality-1, Nipane, died when tractor (Sa 1 Ta 5935) overturned near Gagankhola in Dhangadhimai Municipality-7 of Siraha this morning.
It is said that Yadav has been working as a laborer in a tractor. Police said that the tractor overturned uncontrollably while they were fetching sand at night.
The driver of the tractor Arjun Mukhiya and the owner of the tractor Dinesh Yadav are absconding, police said. All the occupants of the tractor had fled after the accident.
In the morning, the locals informed the police. The body has been sent to Ram Kumar Umaprasad Memorial Hospital in Lahan for postmortem, according to the District Police Office, Siraha. Stating that further investigation is underway into the incident, police said that they are searching for the driver and the owner of the tractor.