Injured siblings in stable condition

Accident: A Santro car hit and injured two children who were about to cross the road near the Motithang fuel station around 4:45 pm yesterday.

The siblings are students of Zilukha Middle Secondary School. The boy, 9, has his skin peeled on the right side of his head and the girl, 5, got a stitch on the right side of her abdomen. A doctor on duty said they are in stable condition.

A 22-year old second year student of Royal Thimphu College was driving the Santro. According to traffic officials, the driver is also admitted at the hospital for injuries. Police said he is in shock and that they are yet to get his statement. The driver has all the documents and tested clean for alcohol.

“The case is still under investigation and we will know what actually happened when we get all statements,” a police official said.

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