URLABARI, July 30: A man has died in a road accident that took place at Urlabari-3 on the East-West highway on Saturday evening.
Chabi Bhattarai,30, a resident of Tharpur rural municipality-4, Paanchthar succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment this morning at the Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar. The motorcycle (Me. 1 Kha. 2180) he was riding was hit by a passenger bus (Ko. 19 Pa. 9956) coming from the opposite direction, according to the Area Police Office in Urlabari.
Bhattarai's brother Umesh Bhattarai,24, who was pillion riding the motorcycle was also seriously injured and is undergoing treatment at the same hospital, Sub-inspector of police Kiran Prasain said. The bus has been impounded while its driver has been taken into custody for necessary action. RSS