Three persons died in a road accident that occurred at Shivasatakshi-8, Jhiljhile in Jhapa this morning. According to Spokesperson at the District Police Office, Jhapa, Krishna Kumar Chand, the three persons died in the road mishap that occurred when a motorcycle (Me 3 Pa 5001) heading towards Surunga from Damak collided with a jeep (Province.1-01-001 Cha 9329) coming from the opposite direction on the East-West Highway. They breathed their last while undergoing treatment. The Area Police Office has initiated necessary investigation by arresting jeep driver. The deceased have yet to be identified.