HETAUDA: A 12-year-old girl was killed after she was hit by a tipper in Bajrabarahi of Thaha Municipality-6 in Makawanpur district, on Saturday morning.

The deceased has been identified as the local resident Malisa Bidari, informed police.

The incident occurred after the tipper (Na 5 Kha 2546) knocked Bidari in Bajarabarahi critically injuring her this morning, according to the Palung-based Area Police Office. she was walking by the roadside when the vehicle rammed her.

Critically injured Bidari was rushed to the Palung Primary Health Centre where she breathed her last during the course of treatment, informed the APO.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the vehicle and detained the four-wheeler driver for further investigation, said police.