KATHMANDU: A man, yet to be identified, died after being hit by a truck in Balaju of Kathmandu on Thursday.

Police said the rider of the two-wheeler (Ga 1 Pa 9823) was hit by the speeding truck (Na 1 Kha 666) near the Ganga Cinema Hall in Balaju, KMC-16 today.

Seriously injured in the accident, the man was rushed to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, where he breathed his last, according to police.

Meanwhile, the truck driver fled the scene and police are looking after him.

Further investigation is underway.