2 killed, 1 injured in Saptari road accident

RAJBIRAJ: Two persons were killed after a bus hit a motorcycle at Barmajhiya of Saptari district along East-West highway on Thursday.

One of the deceased has been identified as Raku Kumar Tiwari of Bihar State of India while the identity of another one has not been ascertained yet.

The accident took place when a bus (Ga 1 Kha 9642) heading west from the east hit an Indian number plated motorcycle (B R 36 R 8173) coming from the opposite direction. Tiwari and another person were travelling on the motorcycle.

Tiwari died before he reached Biratnagar for treatment while another died in course of treatment at Rajbiraj-based Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital, according to the District Police Office.

Similarly, a pedestrian, Rohan Prasad Gupta, 19, of Kanchanrup municipality-1, was also injured during the incident.

He has been referred to Biratnagar from a local Dharmeshwor Hospital for further treatment, said police.

The vehicles have been impounded by the Area Police Office, Deputy Superintendent of Police Madhav Prasad Kafle said. RSS


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