A truck carrying cooking oil from Biratnagar to Kathmandu met with an accident at Jarekhet in Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 of Dhading this morning.
The truck (Na5Kha 5955) fell some 200 meters below the road. The driver’s cabin of the truck caught fire after it fell on the bank of the Trishuli river. The fire was immediately brought under control by local residents along with the police, Deputy Superintendent of Police Bhavesh Rimal of the Area Police Office Gajuri informed.
A team of the Armed Police Force from Adamghat also joined. The police said that the cause of the accident is being investigated.