CHITWAN: A person died and another sustained injuries after the motorcycle they were travelling on collided with a bus in Aaptari Chok of Chitwan district along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as motorcyclist Dipsan Raj Acharya (21) of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-10 and injured as pillion rider Bhim Lama (33) of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-24 in Chitwan.

According to police, the incident occurred when the bus (Na 7 Kha 1642) en route from Kathmandu to Janakpur collided head-on with the motorcycle (Na 61 Pa 2237) at 12:30 am, killing Acharya on the spot.

Injured Lama was rushed to the College of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (Old Medical College) where he has been undergoing treatment, informed police.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the bus and detained its driver for further investigation, police said.