1 killed, 1 injured in Nalinchok road mishap

KATHMANDU: A motorcyclist was killed and the pillion rider was seriously injured after being hit by a bus at Nalinchok, Jorpati along the Araniko Highway in Suryabinayak Municipality-10 of Bhaktapur on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Nabin Karki (25) of Itahari Municipality in Sunsari district.

Pillion rider Khuten Magar (24) of the same place, who was seriously injured, is undergoing treatment at Thimi-based Madyapur Hospital.

Police said the bus (Ba 3 Kha 3648) had hit the two-wheeler (Ko 13 Pa 7650) along the Araniko Highway.

The law enforcement personnel added that they are investigating into the case. The bus driver, however, is on the run, added police.