KATHMANDU: A person died and two other pillion riders were injured in a motorcycle accident at Hattiban Oralo of Lalitpur on Sunday night.

The accident took place after the rider failed to control the two-wheeler.

Subsequently, the rider Ashish Rau (20) of Setipakha, Imadol in Lalitpur sustained serious injuries and breathed his last on the way to a hospital.  Two pillion riders sustained minor injuries and are getting treatment at Patan Hospital, Lalitpur, police said.

The injured are Bishnu KC (21) of Harisiddhi, Hattiban, who is a permanent resident of Kavre and Netra Thapa (22) of Sindhuli, police said.