Hetauda, Nov 4,2014: At least seven persons died on the spot when a brick-loaded truck (Na 4 Kha 1252) en route to Chitwan from Sarlahi overturned on the steeply part of Churiyamai along Hetauda-Birgunj road section at 5.00 this morning.
The deceased have yet to be identified, said the District Police Office, Makawanpur. All those died were the passengers of the truck that met with fatal accident.
Other nine passengers of the truck sustained critical injuries and are being treated at Hetauda Hospital.
The truck driver and his helper went at large immediately after the accident and search for those absconding is on, police said.