Elderly dies after being hit by motorcycle in Kapilvastu

JITPUR: A person died after a motorcycle struck the bicycle he was riding on in Banganga Municipality-6 of Kapilvastu district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as 65-year-old local Krishna Prasad Acharya.

The motorcycle (Baa 2 Ba 3570) struck the bicycle Acharya was riding, towards Bedauli, at Suthauli last night, injuring Acharya, according to police.

Injured Acharya was rushed to the Bhairahawa-based Universal College of Medical Sciences where he breathed his last while undergoing treatment at 1 am today, informed Inspector Raju Karki at the Pipara-based Area Police Office.

According to police, the body has been sent to the Butwal-based Lumbini Zonal Hospital for postmortem.

Meanwhile, the motorcycle involved in the incident has been impounded for further investigation, said police.