Rautahat: 3 killed as bus hits autorickshaw

Representational image: An autorickshaw. Photo: Pixabay
Representational image: An autorickshaw. Photo: Pixabay

Rautahat, August 18

Three persons died when a passenger bus hit an autorickshaw in Chandrapur of the Rautahat district in southern Nepal on Thursday morning.

The bus heading towards Sarlahi from Kathmandu (Bagmati Province 03-001-Kha 201) hit the three-wheeler (Province 2-02-001-Ha 2109) head-on along the East-West Highway, according to the Chandrapur Area Police Post.

The rickshaw driver Ravi Magar, and his passenger Prem Thada Magar and Dhak Bahadur Lungeli died while being rushed to a local hospital. Deceased Lungeli’s wife Sabina is injured and is undergoing treatment at the Chandrapur Hospital.

Police have arrested the bus driver Chandan Kumar Sah for further investigation and action.

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