Accident: A 35-year old man and his nine-year old daughter died after the bolero pick up truck they were travelling in veered off the road at Rabuna on the Wangdue-Trongsa highway on April 30. Four others travelling in the same vehicle were also injured.

The father who was driving the pick up truck was killed on impact. His daughter who suffered major injuries died yesterday on the way to Thimphu referral hospital after she with four other passengers were referred from Bajo regional hospital.

The other four passengers one of who is the deceased’s other daughter are being treated at the referral hospital.

The accident, which occured at around 6PM was reportedly caused by a narrow road when the victims were returning to Kashi from shopping. The vehicle was carrying six people including the driver.

Staff Reporter