SARLAHI, Sept 21: A person died in a motorcycle accident in Malangawa, the headquarters of Sarlahi at around 4 pm on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as the pillion rider Ajay Raut, aged 24, of Malangawa-3. Raut died on the post. The rider of the Indian bike (BR 30 U 4112) Rakesh Pandit, 26, sustained minor injuries.
Sarlahi Police DSP Pratit Singh Rathore told Republica Online that Pandit is receiving treatment at the District Hospital in Malangawa.
According to eye-witnesses, the high-speed bike en route to Gorakhkali from Jhanda Bazaar lost its control and fell into nearby drainage.