Motorcyclist dies in Siraha jeep-motorcycle collision

LAHAN: A person died after a motorcycle he was riding on was rammed by a jeep in Karjanha Rural Municipality-2 along the East-West Highway in Siraha district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Nabin Rai (35) of Nanupatti area in Shahidnagar Municipality-4 of Dhanusha district.

The jeep (Ba 2 Jha 2966) heading eastwards collided head-on with the motorcycle (Ja 8 Pa 1268), critically injuring Rai at Karjanha, at around 10:00 am yesterday, according to the District Police Office, Siraha.

The four wheeler vehicle belongs to the Department of Road, said Constable Nabin Khanal at the DPO.

Rai was rushed to the Biratnagar-based Nobel Hospital where he breathed his last during the course of treatment, Mirchaiya-based Area Police Office informed.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the vehicle and taken its driver under control for further investigation into the case, the APO informed.