Truck hit kills biker in Sindhupalchok

SINDHUPALCHOWK: A man died and another sustained injuries after a truck hit a motorbike they were riding on at Balefi-Sukute section along the Araniko Highway on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Ek Bahadur Shrestha of Bahrabise.

The incident took place when the truck (Ba 5 Kha 4282) en route to Bahrabise from Kathmandu hit the motorbike (Ba 31 Pa 584) heading towards Kathmandu this morning, police said.

Similarly, pillion rider Ashish Shrestha was injured in the accident and he has been sent to Dhulikhel for treatment.

Police have arrested the truck driver and impounded the vehicle, Information officer at the District Police Office, Sindhupalchok Dakshya Kumar said.

Further investigation into the case is underway.


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