Three persons were killed in a road accident at Sindhulitole of Chhireshwarnath Municipality-5 in Dhanusha district today.

The deceased have been identified as Sumit Tindewal, 19, of Janakpurdham Sub-Metropolitan City-4 and Abhinash Mandal, 22, of Bideha municipality-6 of Dhanusha, according to Police Inspector at the District Traffic Police Office, Dhanusha, Chandra Bhusan Yadav.

However, the identity of third one has not been ascertained yet. The accident took place when a motorcycle (Lu 83 Pa 8651) collided with the truck (Na 2 Kha 8624). All the deceased were riding on the motorcycle.

All of them died in course of treatment at Janakpurdham-based Provincial Hospital, said police. Further investigation into the case was underway.