Driver goes missing when truck plunges into Trishuli

RATNANAGAR : A Nuwakot-bound truck from Chitwan fell into the Trishuli River at Icchakamana rural municipality-4, Fisling along the Prithvi Highway.

Truck driver Tul Bahadur Gurung, 28, hailing from Dhading went missing when the truck (Na 3 Kha 183) fell into the river at 11.25 pm last night, informed Sushil Singh Rathor, Chief, District Police Office, Chitwan.

Helper Suraj Gurung, 20, had managed to swim across the river and saved his life, the police office said.

Search for the missing driver is underway, police informed.