Septuagenarian killed in Kalanki bike hit

KATHMANDU: Police said a 70-year-old man was killed after a speeding motorbike hit him near the Kalanki Temple in KMC-14 on Friday.

The victim has been identified as Hom Nath Subedi, a permanent resident of Piple-9 of Myagdi district.

Seriously injured in the incident, Subedi was rushed to the Sahid Memorial Hospital, Kalanki.

The health facility later referred him to the Bansbari-based Neuro Hospital, where he breathed his last, according to police.

Police impounded the two-wheeler (Ba 66 Pa 6661) and its rider involved in the case.

3 injured in two other accidents

Meanwhile, three others were injured two assorted accidents in Kathmandu Valley on Thursday evening and Friday morning.

A pedestrian was injured at Panitanki, Naya Baneshwor in an incident this morning.

Rajendra Jamarkattle (45) of Sankhu, Palbari was hit by a bike (Ga 6 Pa 9154) and has been been taken to the Civil Service Hospital for treatment.

The Metropolitan Police Circle, Baneshwor has arrested the bike rider for further investigation.

Likewise, two persons - Maniraj Basnet (45) of Baneshwor and Raju Karki (26) of Sindhupalchok, currently residing in Bhaktapur - were injured when the motorcycles they were riding on collided last night.

The two-wheelers - Ba 69 Pa 5876 and Ba 49 Pa 3423 – had collided in Pepsicola, Kathmandu.

Karki and Basnet have been taken to the KIST Hospital, Imadol and Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal respectively for treatment.