Pedestrian killed in Sitapaila hit-and-run

KATHMANDU: A pedestrian, who was critically injured in a hit-and-run case in Sitapaila, Kathmandu, died during treatment on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Pradiya Singh Chaudhary (43) of Prasawani-2 of Saptari, currently residing in Sitapaila.

Critically injured Chaudhary was rushed to the Tripureshwor-based Blue Cross Hospital, where he breathed his last during treatment.

Chaudhary was hit by the bus (Ba 1 Kha 9899) at around 9:30 pm yesterday.

Police have impounded the four-wheeler and are searching for its driver, who fled the scene after the incident, said the Metropolitan Police Circle, Swayambhu.