Two men were killed when a bolero pick up hit them while they were walking near Lungtenzampa, between Rangjung and Trashigang, on November 20.

One of the deceased aged 77 was killed on impact. The other aged 43 died due to excessive bleeding after reaching Trashigang hospital.

The incident took place around 7pm.

The driver, who is a monk of the dzongkhag dratsang, was also admitted to the hospital with minor injuries. He is in stable condition.

It was learnt that the driver was returning from Thrakthi in Sakteng towards Trashigang when the incident happened. The driver was alone.

The case has been registered with the police and under investigation.

Staff reporter