Over a dozen people have been injured when a passenger bus collided head on the tanker Tuesday morning at Bara Amlekhgunj-3 in Pathalaiya-Hetauda road section along the Tribhuwan highway.
The bus (Na 3 Kha 8207) heading for Hetauda from Birgunj collided with a tanker ( Na 2 Kha 2490) coming form the opposite direction at around 6.45 this morning, area police office Simara informed.
The injured have been identified as Mumtaz Miya, 30 of Pragatinagar-3, Chitwan, Raju Pulami, 25, of Parsa, Birgunj, Ajay Kumar Jaiswal, 44, of Birgunj, Umesh Poudel, 22, of Hadikhola, Makwanpur, among others.
The injured are undergoing treatment at Birgunj and Hetauda.
The accident took place due to the over-speed, police informed.