A tipper plying in Prayagpur of Karjanha Municipality-10 of Siraha along the East-West Highway has been destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning.
Tipper (Na 1 Ka 5551) heading east from the west with bricks caught fire, police said. According to the locals, the driver jumped to save his life after a fire broke out in the tipper.
Police said that the tipper was completely destroyed as the fire could not be extinguished in time.
Meanwhile, Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajendra Shrestha of Area Police Office Mirchaiya informed that further investigation is underway into the incident.