CHITWAN: A man was killed and another sustained serious injuries in a truck-tractor collision at Gadauli Chok of Rapti Municipality in Chitwan district this morning.

The truck (Na 1 Kha 8530) heading toward the west had hit the tractor (Na 3 Ta 3557) moving toward the same direction, from behind.

According to Chitwan District Police Office, assistant driver of the tractor, Lal Bahadur Tamang (35) of Handikhola-8 in Makawanpur district, died on the spot, while the driver Tilak Thing sustained serious injuries.

Thing is undergoing treatment at Bharatpur-based College of Medical Sciences and Teaching Hospital.

Police said the truck driver had been detained and the vehicle impounded for further investigation.