2 killed road incidents in Chitwan

CHITWAN, March 14: Two persons died in separate road accidents in Chitwan district on Friday night.

According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, Chitra Bahadur Karki (40) of Piple died after a truck (Na 4 Kha 3184) heading towards east from Bharatpur hit him at Piple -5 along the East-West Highway.The truck driver fled the scene after the incident, said police.

Similarly, a pedestrian died in a road accident at Jyotinagar in the district.

The deceased has been identified as Shanti Devi Adhikari.

The accident took place when a bus (Na 5 Kha 643) heading towards Parsadhap from Tandi carrying a marriage procession hit Adhikari yesterday.

She died while undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College, said police.