Two die as two motorcycles collide head-on in Jhapa

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Jhapa: Two people died in a head-on collision between two speeding motorcycles. One person was injured in the accident that took place late at night on Friday in Mechinagar municipality.

The accident took place at 11:25 p.m. at Pipaldangi located in ward no. 12 of Mechinagar municipality in the Mechi highway. A motorcycle (Pra. 1-01-014 Pa 3350) coming from the north towards the south collided with another motorcycle (Pra. 1-01-014 Pa 2678) coming from the opposite direction, the District Police Office said.

Krishna Prasad Sigdel, 38, of Kankai municipality-4, and Bishnu Thapa, 45, of Arjundhara municipality-4, succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment at the B&C Hospital in Birtamod.

Likewise, 53-year-old Ram Bahadur Adhikari of Kankai-4, who was pillion riding was injured. He is undergoing treatment for injuries to various parts of his body. Further investigation into the incident is underway, police said.