Cyclist injured in Morang car-hit, dies

KATHMANDU: A person died after he was hit by a car in Sundar Haraicha Municipality-7 of Morang district on Tuesday evening, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Bishnu Subba (40) of Sundar Haraicha Municipality-3 in the district.

Subba was riding his bicycle when the Ba 18 Cha 2240 plated car hit him near Bishwokarma Temple at 6:00 pm yesterday, injuring him.

The critically injured was rushed to the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, however, he breathed his last at 8:00 pm the same night during the course of treatment, informed police.

Meanwhile, the Belwari-based Area Police Office has impounded the four-wheeler and detained its driver for further investigation, said police.