One person died while 42 other were injured when a bus met with an accident at Sankosh of Pashupatidanda in Nilkanth Municipality, Dhading on Tuesday.
Of those injured six are said to be critical. They have been sent to Kathmandu for treatment.
It is learnt the over-speeding bus Ba 3 Kha 478 en route to district headquarters from Gumdi met with the accident in a turn at Sankosh.
Seriously injured Hom Bahadur Ghale, 50, of Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality succumbed to his injuries while being ferried to Kathmandu for treatment.