KATHMANDU: A man died after the motorcycle he was riding on was hit by a jeep in Chandragiri Municipality-1 of Kathmandu district on Sunday morning, said police. The deceased has been identified as Som Bahadur Tamang (42) of Galchhi Rural Municipality-4 of Dhading, currently residing in Naikap of Kathmandu. According to police, the incident occurred when the Jeep (Ba 17 Cha 9330) en route from Thankot to Kalanki hit the motorcycle (Ba 80 Pa 9223) in Satungal at 4:00 am today, critically injuring the motorcyclist. Tamang was rushed to the Satungal-based Om Samaj Hospital where he breathed his last at 4:30 am during the course of treatment, informed police. The body has been sent to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj for postmortem. Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police Circle, Thankot has impounded the jeep and detained its driver for further investigation, said police.
1 dead as jeep hits bike in Satungal
Published: 11:46 am Apr 15, 2018