Scooter rider succumbs to injury in road accident in Kathmandu

Published On: December 19, 2018 02:04 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 19 : A scooter rider succumbed to injury he sustained when his scooter collided with a pick-up van at Tilingatar in Kathmandu today morning. 

The deceased has been identified as Anil Shrestha, 17, of Ramechhap district currently staying at Basundhara in Kathmandu, according to Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD). 

MTPD Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Basanta Panta shared that Shrestha who was riding towards Gongabu from Basundhara riding scooter (Ba 97 Pa 7836) hit the pick-up van (Ba 14 Cha 6848) resulting in a serious injury to him. 

Shrestha was rushed to the Tribhuvan Teaching Hospital at Maharajgunj where he breathes his last during the treatment, informed SSP Panta, adding that the pillion rider, Shrestha's mother was also hurt in the incident. 
Police have arrested the pick-up driver and impounded the vehicle. 


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