Woman killed in Saptari van-hit

RAJBIRAJ: A pedestrian died after being hit by a magic van in Rupani Rural Municipality-1 of Saptari district on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as local Pramila Devi Paswan (38).

According to police, Paswan was walking along the road with her 14-month-old daughter Parbati, when she was hit by the van (Na 1 Ja 8103) en route from Rajbiraj to Rupani yesterday, critically injuring her.

Paswan was rushed to Rayapur-based Unique Hospital where she breathed her last during the course of treatment, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bhawesh Rimal at District Police Office, Saptari.

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