Octogenarian killed in Biratnagar jeep hit

KATHMANDU: Police said an octogenarian succumbed to serious injuries after being hit by a Tata Sumo jeep along an inner road in Biratnagar Sub-Metropolitan City-3 of Morang district on Sunday.

Police identified the deceased as 82-year-old Ganga Prasad Luintel of Biratnagar-3.

Luintel was hit by the four-wheeler (Ko 1 Cha 9601) and immediately rushed to the nearby Nobel Hospital in Biratnagar.

He breathed his last while undergoing treatment there, informed police.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the vehicle and held its driver for further investigation.