Incident Reports

Highway blocked after unidentified vehicle knocks down 3yo girl

2017-01-31

Gandaki, Tanahu, Myagde

Locals resorted to obstructing the Prithvi Highway after an unidentified vehicle fled knocking down a three-year-old local girl at Jamune VDC of Tanahun district, on Tuesday afternoon. The injured has been identified as Sangam Ranabhat. Her kith and kin obstructed the highway since 1 pm, demanding that the absconding driver be arrested and the authorities paid her medical bills. The girl, who was first taken to a local hospital in Damauli, has been referred to Pokhara for further treatment. Scores of vehicles have stuck in the highway due to the obstruction. Police said hey are making efforts to resume the traffic and trying to find out the hit-and-run driver. पृथ्वी राजमार्गको दमौली–खैरेनीटार सडक खण्डमा पर्ने तनहुँको जामुने गाविस– ३ रानाभाट बस्ती नजिकै मंगलबार बिहान सवारी साधनले ठक्कर दिँदा एक बालक गम्भीर घाइते भएका छन् । घाइते हुनेमा सोही ठाउँका तीन वर्षीय सङ्गम रानाभाट रहेको जिल्ला प्रहरी कार्यालय तनहुँले जनाएको छ । घाइतेलाई दमौलीमा उपचार हुन नसकेपछि तत्कालै पोखरा पठाइएको छ । सवारी साधनको पहिचान गरी चालकमाथि कारबाही हुनुपर्ने र घाइतेको राम्रो उपचार गर्नुपर्ने माग गर्दै पीडित पक्षले पृथ्वी राजमार्ग अवरुद्ध गरेको छ । अपराह्न १ बजेदेखि राजमार्ग अवरुद्ध हुँदा सयौँ यात्रु बाटामा अलपत्र परेका छन् । ठक्कर दिने सवारी साधनको पहिचान गर्ने र बाटो खुलाउने प्रयास भइरहेको प्रहरीले जनाएको छ । –रासस
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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