24 October 2021, Kathmandu
One person died in a road accident in Bhaktapur on the eastern side of Kathmandu on Saturday.
The victim has been identified as Suraj Tamang, a resident of Chhaling, Changunarayan municipality-5 of the district. He was riding pillion on the two-wheeler (Province 3-02-017 Pa 7942).
Maheshwar Khadka (19) of the same place, who was riding the bike, sustained minor injuries. He has been discharged following treatment.
The two-wheeler was hit by a miniturck (Province 3-01-003 Ka 5065) at Chonga Ganesh, Sallaghari, Bhaktapur municipality-1 yesterday.
Seriously injured, Tamang breathed his last during treatment at the Annapurna Neuro Hospital yesterday.
Police have arrested the truck driver Laxmi Prasad Duwal (33), a resident of Kamalbinayak, Bhaktapur-10.