TANAHUN: A 76-year-old man died after being hit by a motorcycle on Saturday night at Mochabari of Byas Municipality-5 in Tanahun district, along Damauli-Khairenitar road section of Prithvi Highway.

According to District Police Office, Tanahun, the deceased Lok Bahadur BK, a resident of Manung, Myagde Rural Municipality-1, was knocked down by a motorcycle (BA 82 Pa 6490) that was heading towards Damauli from Tharpu.

After being severely injured by the motorcycle, BK was rushed to Ratnahari Hospital in Damauli where he received basic treatment before being referred to Gandaki Hospital, Pokhara. There he was declared dead.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the two-wheeler and taken the driver into custody for further investigation.

In another incident, 43-year old Ahmed Khan Miya has sustained an injury to his head when the scooter he was riding rear-ended another scooter at Sangey in Byas Municipality- 5 in the district. He is currently receiving treatment at Manipal Teaching Hospital, police said.