Jhapa, July 14
Two persons died in two separate road accidents in Jhapa on Thursday.
Pillion rider Upendra Sigdel, 40, died after a van (Pra1-01-002 Ha 267) and motorcycle (Me 7 Pa 8594) from the same direction collided with each other near a bridge over Kamalkhola (river) along the East-West Highway.
Motorcyclist Jiban Subedi, 57, from Arjundhara municipality-11 sustained injuries in the accident.
Police have arrested the van driver Shyam Sundar Mahato.
Likewise, a 35-year-old pedestrian, Rajan BK died on the spot after being struck by an SUV in Dhaijan of Mechinagar municipality-12 along the Mechi Highway, the District Police Office, Jhapa.
Police stated that the driver of the SUV is on the run.