One dies in a jeep accident in Salyan

accident in Salyan

A person has died in a road accident in Salyan at Mulpani on the Rapti Highway.

Ashish Basnet, 18, of Tharmare in Bagchaur Municipality-1 of Salyan died in a jeep accident at Mulpani on the Rapti Highway.

Basnet, who was critically injured in the accident, died on the way to Rapti Provincial Hospital, Tulsipur for treatment, said Inspector Arjun Poudel, spokesperson of the District Police Office, Salyan.

The double cap jeep (Veh 1 Cha 1890) heading towards Tulsipur of Dang from Tharmare of Sanyan met with an accident at Mulpani of Kapurkot Village Municipality-3 on Sunday.

Seven people have been injured in the accident. Among the injured, Babita Rawal has been referred to Nepalgunj for further treatment, police said. The other injured are undergoing treatment at Rapti Provincial Hospital, Tulsipur. According to police, the jeep may have crashed due to its high speed.