Three people died in two different road accidents in Chitwan district.
Two persons have been killed in a road accident at Kankai Municipality along the East-West Highway in Jhapa district this morning.
Police said, the accident took place when a bus heading to west from the east hit a motorbike coming from the opposite direction. The deceased have been identified as 57 year old Til Bikram Thebe and Agni 60 year old Bhetwal, 60, of the same municipality-3.
According to police, Thebe and Bhetwal were travelling on the bike.
Police have arrested the bus driver and impounded the vehicle.
In another incident, a cyclist died after being hit by a truck at Anpataari in Bharatpur of Chitwan district last night.
District Police Office, Chitwan said, the deceased has been identified as Ram Kumar Nepali of Gorkha Prithvinarayan Municipality – 9 currently.
The truck heading towards Muglin from Narayangadh rammed the cycle which was crossing the road at 10: 30 pm. Nepali, who sustained serious injuries, died in course of treatment the same night at Chitwan Medical College.
According to police, the deceased is also a vehicle driver. The truck driver involved in the accident has not come into contact with the police who have launched a search to find him.
Meanwhile, eleven people including driver sustained injures when a jeep fell 60 meters down the road at Basantapur VDC-3 in Tanahun district yesterday night.
Of the injured, seven are in critical condition. The critically injured are receiving treatment at Manipal and Pearl-in Hospital.