KATHMANDU: A pedestrian was injured after being hit by a pickup van in Satungal on the western outskirts of Kathmandu on Sunday.

Bauka Chaudhary of Dhanusha, who appeared to be in his early 40s, is currently living in Satungal, police said.

He was hit by the pickup van (Ba 6 Cha 6596) while crossing the road last night.

Chaudhary has been taken to Bageshwori Hospital, Satungal.

Police have arrested the vehicle driver for further investigation.