American motorcyclist killed in Jyatha road accident

KATHMANDU: A person died after a motorcycle he was riding on rammed a pick-up van in Jyatha, Kathmandu, on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as an American citizen Robert Grober.

The accident occurred when the motorcycle (Ba 58 Pa3718) Grober was riding on hit the door of a stationary pick-up van (Ba 14 Cha 4996) at 5:00 pm yesterday.

The van was parked on the roadside for unloading goods when the incident happened.

Critically injured Grober was rushed to the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital where he breathed his last during the course of treatment this morning.

Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Police Circle, Durbar Marga has impounded both the vehicles and detained the van driver for further investigation into the case, police stated.