Palpa – Two people were killed today when a truck hit a motorcycle near the Siddha Baba Temple at Tinau Rural Municipality-1 in Palpa.
Police have confirmed the deaths of Madhav Kumar, 40, and Umesh Kumal, 19, of Aanptari of Mathagadhi Rural Municipality-2. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Binod Ghimire, a truck (Na 3 Kha 1008) en route to Butwal from Palpa hit the motorcycle, leading the riders’ fall some 150 meters down on the bank of Tinahu River.
The motorcycle (Lu 21 Kha 9680) was also heading towards the same direction. The motorbike was however stuck to the cliff some meters down the road.