Two hurt in Bhaktapur bike collision

KATHMANDU: Two persons were injured in a motorcycle accident along the Araniko Highway in Bhaktapur district on Friday.

The injured have been identified as rider Sushil Dahal (19) of Srijananagar, Bhaktapur and pillion rider Pratik Dawadi (17).

The motorcycle (Ba 69 Pa 4153) heading towards Thimi from Sallaghari was hit by another unidentified motorcycle heading towards the same direction at around 12 at local Radhe Radhe Chok in Thimi today.

Both the injured are being treated at the Madhyapur Thimi Hospital.

Police are searching for the absconding rider and the bike involved in the accident, informed the Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi.