3 killed, 1 injured as bus hits bike in Sarlahi

KATHMANDU: At least 3 persons died when a bus hit a motorcycle they were riding on at Hariban-11 in Sarlahi district on Sunday.

The deceased have been identified as Amir Jung Thapa (19) and Bikash BK (19) of Hariban-11 and Bishal Shrestha (17) of Hariban-9.

The bus (Me 1 Kha 2208) hit the bike (Na 29 Pa 353) at around 9 pm, police said.

Thapa and Shrestha succumbed to injuries on the way to a hospital while BK breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the Hetaunda-based Churehill Hospital, police further said.

Similarly, a pedestrian indentified as Pawan Khoju Shrestha (28) of Hariban-11 sustained minor injuries in the incident.

He has already returned home after receiving treatment.

The Area Police Office, Hariban has impounded the vehicle and arrested its driver for investigation.