1 killed, 2 injured in Jhapa bus-bike collision

SURUNGA, JHAPA: A man died on the spot and two others sustained critical injuries after the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by a bus in Kamal Rural Municipality-4 of Jhapa district, along the East-West Highway, on Tuesday. 

Police have yet to identify the deceased.

According to the District Traffic Police Office, the accident occurred when the bus (Na 4 Kha 7509) heading in westward direction rear-ended the motorcycle (Ko 9 Pa 8956) today morning, killing the motorcyclist and injuring two pillion riders.

The injured duo Umesh Khadka and Amar Limbu of Kamal Rural Municipality have been sent to the Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital for treatment, informed Police Inspector Rajesh Rai of Biratnagar Police Office.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the vehicle for further investigation, said police.