One killed, another injured in Tokha accident

KATHMANDU: A man died while another was injured after the motorbike they were riding on hit an electricity utility pole in Tokha-10 of Kathmandu on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Arjun Kumar Paudel (32) of Okhaldhunga, currently living in Bouddha of Kathmandu.

The two-wheeler (Ba 45 Pa 6915) had collided with the pole on the roadside, critically injuring Paudel.

He was rushed to the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, where he breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

Likewise, injured pillion rider Krishna Basnet (22) of Balkot is being treated at the Green City Hospital.