14 injured in Pepsicola road accident

KATHMANDU: At least 14 persons were injured in a road accident at Pepsicola of Kathmandu on Sunday.

Police said that the incident occurred when a bus (Ba 3 Kha 4848) heading towards Pepsicola from Jadibuti collided head-on with a Bolero Jeep (Ba 6 Cha 5342) this morning.

SP Kumod Dhungel, spokesperson at the Kathmandu Police Range, Kathmandu, said that 14 persons were injured in a road accident at Pepsicola.

When the two vehicles collided, a scooter (Bagmati Province 02-037 Pa 5311) and a motorbike (Bagmati Province 02-041 Pa 4838) also collided with each other.

Among the injured, eight are undergoing treatment at the Pepsicola-based Motherland Hospital and six are at the New Baneshwor-based Civil Hospital, spokesperson Dhungel said.

Police said that they have arrested bus driver Janak Raut (24) of Ramechhap for investigation.

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