Nuwakot: Two persons were killed in separate road accidents here this morning.
A pedestrian died after being hit by a bus (Ba.5 Kha.798) en route to Kathmandu from Trishuli. Iswari Lal Shrestha,75, of Bidur municipality-3 was walking on the road side when he was hit by the bus. Severely injured, he died during treatment at the Nuwakot City Hospital, chief of district police office, Basant Kunwar said. The bus driver Subin Bhujel of Bidur-12 has been taken into police custody for necessary action.
In another incident also this morning, Tilak Bahadur Mijar of Bidur-9, Colony died after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a mini-truck.
The 47-year-old was heading to Galchi from Devighat in his motorcycle (Ba. 70 Pa. 4427) when he was hit by the mini-truck (Ba. 3 Kha. 6667) at Ratamate. Mijar died on the spot.
The truck driver has been taken into custody for necessary action, police said.