Kanchanpur accident victim dies on the way to hospital

KANCHANPUR:  A woman, who had been severely injured on a road accident  in Kanchanpur on Wednesday, died on the way to the Mahakali Zonal Hospital today itself.

The deceased  has been identified as Meena BK (35) of Hasuliya of Kailali district.

A motorcycle (Se 1 Pa 4555) she was pillion riding on was hit by a bus at Shuklafanta Municipality-5 in the district along the East-West Highway earlier today.

Her husband Basanta BK (37), who was riding the motorcycle, died on the incident site.

A bus (Na 3 Kha 3955) of Sudurpaschim Travels coming to Kailali carrying pilgrims from the Purnagiri, Uttarakhanda, India had hit the motorcycle.

Though the police have impounded the bus, the driver is on the run, Area Police Office, Jhalari, Kanchanpur said.