Trishuli, Nuwakot, July 18: A tipper driver was killed in an accident in Nuwakot this morning. The deceased has been identified as Deepak Lama, 23, of Kakani-2.
The accident took place when a tipper with the Registration No. Ba 2 Kha 5591 driven by Lama fell into the Birtabari stream at Belkot VDC-1.
Fatally injured Lama died in course of treatment at Trishuli Hospital.
The tipper was heading towards Juretham, Madanpur from a Belkot-based crusher industry, carrying gravels.
Damaged road during the rainy season led to the accident, said the District Police Office, Nuwakot.The tipper fell some 200 meters down from the road.
Vicky Tamang and Sanjiv Lama who were on board the vehicle have been injured in the accident. They are undergoing treatment at the same hospital, police said.