34 year old woman died after Santro car was hit with falling tree

Thimphu. A 34 year old woman died on Saturday after the Santro car she was driving in was hit with a falling tree.

The incident happened on 11th May near Phuentsholing town around 11am near Legphel hotel on the Phuentsholing – Thimphu highway. The location is around 3 km from the town.

The driver was immediately evacuated to Phuentsholing Hospital. The deceased was accompanied by her 19 year old son who is a 1st year student of College of Science and Technology which is located nearby.

They were on their way to college during the time of the incident. The driver succumbed to injury on the way to the hospital due to a severe head injury.

The son sustained a small laceration on the back. There was heavy rainfall when the incident occurred.

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