Rupandehi car hit kills pedestrian

KATHMANDU: A pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Siddharthanagar-1 of Rupandehi district on Wednesday.

The identity of the deceased, who appears to be in his early 30s, is yet to be established.

The vehicle involved in the accident is yet to be recognised. However, police said it had an Indian registration.

The car had hit the man in Belhiya Buspark of Siddharthanagar at around 9 pm.

He died while undergoing treatment at around 10 pm.

The Balhiya Area Police Office said it was searching for the car and its driver, who had fled the scene after the accident.