Two people were killed when a tanker hit the motorbike they were travelling in at Jhurjhure of east Chitwan on Thursday night.
Police said those killed in the accident are 34-year-old Sukaman Syangtan of Chhatiwan, Makawanpur district and 29-year-old Prem Bahadur Moktan of Jeetpur-16, Bara district.
The tanker (registration number Na 3 Kha 8539) on route to Makawanpur from Chitwan knocked down the motorcycle (Ga 5 Pa 6260) heading towards the same direction.
Syangtan and Moktan who sustained fatal injuries in the accident died on the way to Bharatpur Hospital, police said.
The tanker driver has been arrested for necessary action.