Pedestrian killed in Damak motorcycle hit

A pedestrian died after being hit by a motorcycle in Damak of Jhapa district on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as 55-year-old Prem Puri of Damak-16, informed the Damak Area Police Office.

According to police, Puri was crossing the road when the motorcycle (Ba 61 Pa 5961) hit him.

Injured Puri was rushed to the Damak-based Life Line Hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment.

Motorcyclist, 26-year-old Rohit Moktan of Harikhola-2 in Makawanpur, and pillion rider, 40-year-old Babita Majhi of Bayarban-5 in Morang, were also injured in the incident.

The brother-sister duo are being treated at the Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar, police added.