A mother and her son died in an accident on the East-West Highway at Sainamaina Municipality-5 in Rupandehi this morning.
The deceased have been identified as Radha Bhattarai, 35, and her son Mahesh Bhattarai, 19, said Diwakar Rijal, Inspector at the Area Police Office, Saljhundi.
According to him, the truck (Na 8 Kha 4411) heading east from the west had hit Bhattarai’s mother and son while they were walking. They succumbed to injuries while being taken to Lumbini Provincial Hospital, Butwal, police said.
“A detailed investigation is underway,” said Inspector Rijal.