Pedestrian killed in Kirtipur bike hit

KATHMANDU: A pedestrian died after being hit by a bike at Sundarighat in Kirtipur Municipality-3, Kathmandu on Tuesday.

The identity of the deceased, who appeared to be in his 50s, is yet to be established.

Critically injured in the incident, the pedestrian breathed his last during treatment at the Kirtipur Model Hospital in Kirtipur.

The two-wheeler (Ba 70 Pa 1597) hit him at around 6:45 am today.

Police have impounded the bike and arrested its rider for further investigation.