Kelzang Wangchuk  | Samdrupjongkhar

Three died and another person was critically injured when the Nanong BHU ambulance fell 170 metres off the road at Kenadrang, Pemagatshel at around 10.20am yesterday.

The incident occurred when the ambulance was taking a nine-year-old boy to Pemagatshel hospital from the BHU.

The patient, and the 33-year-old driver were died on the spot while a woman patient attendant died on the way to Pemagatshel hospital. They succumbed to severe head injury and excessive bleeding.

The only survivor, a 51-year-old man, has sustained severe head injury and was referred to Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) yesterday. Pemagatshel police is investigating the case.