TANAHUN — Three person have died after a bus rammed a bike in Tanahun on Saturday night.
The bus (Na 5 Kha 3082) heading towards Kakarbhitta from Pokhara rammed the ill-fated bike (Na 55 Pa 1594) coming from the opposite direction at Kamalbari of Byas municipality–12 along the Prithvi highway.
There were four people on the bike at the time of the accident.
20–year–old Raj Raya and 21–year–old Dhiraj Chaudhary of Serawa rural municipality–3 died on the spot while 22–year–old Sanjaya Chaudhary died in course of treatment at Gandaki Medical College in Pokhara this morning, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sunil Malla of District Police Office, Tanahun.
21–year–old Bhola Chaudhary is receiving treatment at the same hospital.
The bodies of the deceased have been sent to Damauli Hospital and Gandaki Medical College for post–mortem examinations, police said.
Police have detained the bus driver and impounded the vehicle for further investigation, DSP Malla added.