BHARATPUR – Two people died when a jeep hit a motorcycle in an accident that took place on the bridge of Chitai Khola in Madi Municipality-1 on Saturday evening.
The jeep (Lu.2 Cha. 2508) hit a motorcycle (Bagmati Province No. 06001P 4093) leading to the death of the motorcycle rider, Surya Adhikari, Accountant of Someshwar Secondary School, and pillion rider Beg Bahadur Khatri, the teacher of the school. Another teacher Bhawani Prasad Poudel was injured, according to Chief of Madi Area Police Office, Deepak Rijal.
Khatri died during treatment at Bagouda Hospital while Adhikari died at Bharatpur hospital this morning. The deceased Adhikari was a resident of Madi Municipality-1 and Khatri was from Sinta Rural Municipality-3 of Agrigaon in Surkhet.
Poudel, who was injured in the accident, is undergoing treatment at the old medical college in Bharatpur. His condition is reported to be stable The jeep has been impounded while its driver has been taken into custody by the Madi area police office.