Among the dead, seven were women, three men and a girl child.
The jeep (Ma 1 Ja 280) heading to Hikila from the district headquarters Khalanga plunged into the Mahakali River, according to the police.
Jeep driver Dipak Singh Dhami, seriously injured in the incident, has been sent to Pithauragadh, India, for the treatment, said Deputy Superintendent of the Armed Police, Bhim Bahadur Chand. Detailed information about the accident is yet to be received, he added.
The jeep fell some 500 metres down the road before plunging into the river. The accident site lies some seven kilometres south to the district headquarters Khalanga.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has paid tribute to the people killed in a jeep accident occurred Friday at Ratakatha of Darchula district.
In a twitter message, PM Oli wished speedy recovery to the jeep driver, the only survivor of the accident, who is critically injured and deep sorrow to the members of the bereaved families.
Seven men, three women and one minor was killed in the jeep accident at Ratakatha of Darchula on Friday night.