RAUTAHAT: One person was killed and another sustained injuries in a road mishap at Jhunkhunwa VDC in the district on Monday morning.
According to the police, biker Sheikh Abuelaish of Dewahi-9 died on the spot when a passenger bus hit his motorcycle bearing an Indian registration number at around 11 am.
Inured pillion rider Sheikh Daud is undergoing treatment at Gaur-based District Hospital in a critical state.
The mishap occurred when the bus (Na 3 Kha 2120) en route to Gaur from Malangwa hit the bike (DL BJ 6629) heading from opposite direction, police said.
Preliminary investigation suggests that the bus driver lost control over the vehicle owing to high speed.
Following the incident, locals vandalised the bus and obstructed Chandranigahpur road section.
SP Govindaram Pariyar informed that the bus driver is at large, and police have started a manhunt to nab the culprit.