One dead as motorbike rams stationary tractor in Dang

TULSIPUR: A person died after a motorcycle he was riding on rammed a stationary tractor in Rapti Rural Municipality-8 along the East-West Highway in Dang district on Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as motorcyclist Shambhu Chaudhary (24) of Rupandehi district.

According to police, the incident occurred when the tractor (Ra 1 Ta 1409) parked on the road was rammed from behind by the motorcycle (Lu 24 Pa 8824) en route from Lamahi to Bhalubang, at Pipara, at around 9:00 pm yesterday, injuring Chaudhary. It has been learnt that a tyre of the tractor was punctured.

The critically injured Chaudhary was rushed to the Dang-based Lamahi Hospital where he breathed his last during the course of treatment last night, informed the District Police Office, Dang.

Meanwhile, tractor is impounded and its driver detained for further investigation, said police.