Two people were killed in a road accident in Bara after a night-bus hit a motorcycle at 16-km area of Nijgadh in east-west highway on Wednesday.
According to Nijgadh Area Police Office, two people on the motorcycle (Na 12 Pa 2150) died on spot after being hit by the passenger bus (Na 4 Kha 310), coming from the opposite direction, headed to Kathmandu from Sarlahi.
Rabindra Gupta and Santosh Yadav from Birgunj died in the accident.
The accident may have occurred after the intoxicated bike-riders lost control of their bike and crashed on the speeding bus, according to the police.
The police have taken the bike and bus under control while the bus-driver is absconding.
The victims’ bodies have been taken to Birgunj for post-mortem.