One killed in Rautahat scooty-bus collision

RAUTAHAT: A person died after the scooter he was riding on was hit by a passenger bus in Chandrapur Municipality of Rautahat district along the East-West Highway on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as Tek Baral of Barthawa Municipality-5 of Sarlahi district.

According to police, the incident occurred when the bus (Na 5 Kha 5858) travelling westward collided head-on with the scooter (Na 19 Pa 1636) at Chandi Lachaka yesterday afternoon, killing the scooter rider.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the bus and detained its driver for further investigation, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Yubaraj Khadka.