Cyclist killed, another injured in Rupandehi road accident

BHAIRAHAWA: A man riding on a bicycle was killed and another one injured after a truck rammed them at Traffic Chok in Butwal Sub-metropolitan City today afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Puran Bahadur Raskoti of Chhahara and the injured as Thaman Bahadur Raskoti of Rainadevi Chhahara, both the residents of Palpa district.

According to Butwal-based Area Police Office (APO), the truck (Lu 2 Kha 684) rammed a bicycle killing its rider and injuring another one, at Traffic Chok this afternoon.

Police said both the accident victims were manual workers at a building construction site in Butwal.

Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police (SP) Hridaya Thapa at Rupandehi District Police Office (DPO) said that the truck was impounded and its driver was detained for further investigation into the incident.