Two persons died in separate road accidents in Jhapa district last night.
A person died after a motorcycle (Pradesh 1-01-016 Pa 899) hit pedestrian Gopal Rai, 40, at Campus Mode in Damak-9 along the East-West Highway. One other is critically injured in the accident. Police said that Rai died while receiving treatment at Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital.
Likewise, a tipper knocked a girl to death in Bhadrapur on Thursday. The District Traffic Police Office,Jhpa, said an 11-year-old Shilpa Rishidev of Bhadrapur Municipality-7 died in the accident. During the time of the accident, Shilpa was cycling from Garment Chowk to Haldibari area.
Police said that Shilpa, who was critically injured in the accident, died while undergoing treatment at B and C Hospital in Birtamod.