Three dead in Saptari road accidents15 others sustain injuries.
Abadesh Kumar Jha
Three persons died in separate road accidents in Saptari district on Tuesday morning and Monday night.
At least two people were killed and 12 others were injured when a car and a pick-up jeep collided head-on at Kanchanrup Municipality-9 along the East-West Highway at around 2:40am today, police said.
According to Saptari Police Chief Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Karki, a 40-year-old woman and a 45-year-old man of Duhabi Municipality-3 of Sunasri, who were travelling in the car, died in the mishap.
Those injured in the accident have been referred to Biratnagar for further treatment after preliminary treatment at the Rupnagar-based Dharmeshwar Hospital.
Similarly, a 35-year-old man died after he was hit by a car with an Indian registration number at Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality -3 along the East-West Highway at around 9:35pm on Monday.
Likewise, three others were also injured in two other road mishaps.