Bike hit kills pedestrian in Thankot

KATHMANDU: A woman died after being hit by a motorcycle near Thankot Police Check Post in Thankot on Wednesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Purba Maya Adhikari (30) of Chandragiri Municipality-9.

Police said that the two-wheeler (Ba 26 Pa 4454) hit Adhikari while she was crossing the road.

Critically injured in the incident, Adhikari was rushed to the Vayodha Hospital in Balkhu where she breathed her last during the course of treatment at around 9 pm yesterday.

Police said that they have impounded the bike and arrested its rider Santa Bahadur Gurung (24) of Nuwakot and pillion rider Bipin Shrestha (18) of Chandragiri Municipality-7 for investigation.