Two killed in Kapilvastu motorbike-truck collision
JITPUR: Two person died on the sport after a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a truck in Banganga Municipality-5 of Kapilvastu district on Sunday night.
The deceased have been identified as a motorcyclist Rajesh Tharu (18) and pillion rider Prem Tharu (20), both the residents of Parrowa in Sainamaina Municipality-1 of Rupandehi district.
The incident occurred when the truck (Na Kha 9929) heading in a westward direction from Butwal collided head-on with the motorcycle ( Lu 16 Pa 5205) killing Tharu duo at Pipara last night, according to Police Inspector Raju Karki at the Area Police Office, Pipara.
The bodies of the deceased have been sent to the Taulihawa-based District Hospital for postmortem, police added.
Meanwhile, police have impounded the four-wheeler and detained its driver for further investigation, said police.