Two people were killed and one other injured in a mini truck accident in Pakarbas VDC-6 of the district.
The deceased have been identified as Dinesh Majhi and Kumar Majhi of Bhirpani VDC-1. According to police, Dinesh and Kumar died on the spot while mini truck driver Jugal Magar sustained serious injuries.
Injured Magar, who was whisked to district headquarters Manthali for treatment on Wednesday night, is undergoing treatment at Tamakoshi Sahakari Hospital. The dead bodies have also been brought to Manthali for postmortem.
According to Prem Joshi, spokesperson of District Police Hospital, Ramechhap, the accident took place when the mini-truck, Ba 4 Kha 1755, carrying sand from Sunkoshi Bhirpani VDC to Galwa Bazaar veered off and fell some 100 meters down the rough road.
The cause behind the accident is yet to be investigated, said Joshi.
Meanwhile, two others died in a tipper accident in Ramechhap district on Wednesday morning, taking the death toll to four due to road mishap. The deceased are Mohan Khadka and Ramesh Bamjan of Sindhuli district.