Pedestrian dies in Bharatpur bike-hit

KATHMANDU: A person died after a motorcycle hit him in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-3 of Chitwan district on Thursday morning.

The deceased has been identified as pedestrian Chandra Singh Chaudhary (40) of Kapilvastu district.

According to police, Chaudhary was walking alongside the road when the motorcycle (Na 59 Pa 2998) en route from New Road to Barhaghare hit him at Barhaghare at 1:00 am today, critically injuring him.

Chaudhary succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital, informed District Police Office, Chitwan.

Meanwhile, police have detained the motorcyclist after the incident for further investigation.