RAUTAHAT: Three persons died when a bus hit an auto rickshaw in Chandrapur Municipality of Rautahat district on Thursday.
The bus (Bagmati Province 03-001 Kha 201) heading towards Sarlahi from Kathmandu hit the auto rickshaw (Province 2 -02-001 Ha 2109) coming from the opposite direction this morning.
Police said that of the four persons traveling in the auto rickshaw sustained injuries in the accident and three died on the way to a hospital.
The deceased have been identified as Prem Thadamagar, Dhaka Bahadur Lungeli Magar and auto rickshaw driver Rabi Magar of Soltee, Sarlahi-2, according to the Area Police Office Chandrapur.
Sabina Lungeli, wife of Lungeli, who sustained serious injuries in the accident, has been sent to the Neuro Hospital, Birgunj for further treatment.
Police said that they have arrested bus driver Chandan Kumar Sah for investigation. RSS