2 dead in road accident

RAUTAHAT: Two persons died on the spot when the motorcycle they were travelling in collided with a bus in Garuda Municipality, along the Gaur-Chandranigahpur road section, Rautahat on Sunday morning.

The deceased have been identified Munni Mishra of Dharhari in Dewahi Gonahi Municipality-9 and Ram Prakash Yadav of Sakhuawa in Madhavnaryan Municipality-3 of the district.

The incident occurred when the bus (Ga 1 Kha 6624) en route to Gaur from Kanakpur collided with a motorcycle with an Indian number plate (BR 30 N 5195) coming from the opposite direction at 10:30 am this morning, killing both rider and pillion rider on the spot, according to the Garuda-based Area Police Office.

The incident site is said to be 150 metres away from the Garuda APO.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the vehicle and detained its driver Rakesh Sah for further investigation, said police.