2 killed, 2 injured in Morang car-truck collision

BIRATNAGAR: Two persons died and two others sustained injuries after a car and a pick-up truck collided in Gramthan Rural Municipality-5 of Morang district on Monday.

The deceased have been identified as car passengers Jay Singh Rajbanshi (50) of Jhapa and Binod Sah (36) of Jahada in Morang; and injured as Jitendra Sah (28) of Katahari and car driver Dinesh Rajbanshi (24) of Karsiya in Morang.

According to police, the incident occurred when the car (Ba 16 Cha 9358) and the truck (Ko 1 Cha 7506) collided with each other in Biratchowk, injuring four.

The injured were rushed to the Biratnagar-based Nobel Hospital where Jay Singh and Binod breathed their last during the course of treatment while Jitendra and Dinesh have been undergoing treatment there, informed Provincial Police Office of Province 1, Biratnagar.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, said police.