Urlabari – Three persons died in separate road accidents that occurred in Morang district last night. Two persons died after a truck (Na 5 Kha 1920) from the opposite direction hit a motorbike (Ko 12 Pa 9682) in Belbari Municipality-4 along the East-West Highway. According to Police Inspector Shiva Kumar Pokharel, motorcyclist Man Kumar Rai, 40, and pillion rider Barna Kumar Rai, 45, of Belbari Municipality-11 died while receiving treatment at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan.
Similarly, a pedestrian was killed after a bus hit him at Kanepokhari Rural Municipality-7 along the East-West Highway. Local Bishnu Bhetwal, 50, died after the bus (Na 5 Kha 2141) knocked him down while crossing the road.
Seriously injured in the incident, Bhetwal breathed his last while receiving medical treatment in Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar. ---