Simle (Dhading), Sept 29: Five persons died on the spot in a bus collision incident at Simle, Dhading, of Prithvi Highway this morning.
At least 25 others were injured after the bus (Ba 5 Kha 4384) heading to Kakarbhitta from Kathmandu and capital city bound bus (Na 3 Kha 7633) from Butwal collided to each other.
Police said the accident took place due to carelessness of the Kathmandu bound bus’s driver.
Traffic Police Inspector Nabinraja Budhathoki told RSS that two persons including driver of Kathmandu bound bus and three of another passenger bus died in the incident.
Identity of the deceased is not ascertained so far.
The vehicular movement along the highway is obstructed from 6 am as the ill-feted vehicles are on the midway of the road.
The injured are rushed to the capital city for treatment.