2 killed, 1 seriously injured in Mahottari road accident

Two people have died in a road accident that took place at Matihani Janakpur road section of Mahottari district.

In the accident that took on Sunday evening, 60-year-old Akbar Rayin of Pipra Rural Municipality-5 of Mahottari and 60-year-old Rajkishore Yadav of Kshireshwarnath Municipality-1 of Dhanusha district were killed, according to spokesperson of District Police Office Mahottari, Deputy Superintendent of Police Dilip Kumar Giri.

The accident took place when a jeep with Indian registration number (BR 06 PD 3330) hit a tractor (Madhesh Pradesh 01 Ta 3009) on the road section located in Pipra Rural Municipality-1 of Mahottari. Akbar was travelling in the tractor.

Likewise, Rajkishore died when the bicycle he was riding was hit by the jeep as it tried to flee after hitting the tractor.

According to police, 60-year-old Jhapsi Kawadi of Pipara rural municipality -5, also travelling on the tractor has been seriously injured. He is undergoing treatment at the Provincial Hospital Janakpur.

On the other hand, the jeep also overturned on the side of the road in Matihani municipality-4 while trying to escape after the accident. The driver of the jeep however has absconded.



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