MAKAWANPUR, April 4: A person died when a container truck hit a motorcycle at Sanutar of Bhimphedi Rural Municipality in the district. The accident took place last night when the container truck (Na 5 Kha 8129) hit the motorcycle (Na 19 Pa 896) coming from the opposite direction.
Motorcycle rider Anish Khadka, 24, a resident of Hetauda Sub-metropolis-5 died on the spot, according to the Police Inspector at the District Police Office, Makwanpur, Avinash Adhikari.
The truck driver Madhukar Bista of Jitpursimara Sub-metropolis-22, Bara and its owner Suresh Ghalan, 23, of Bhimphedi-2 in Makwanpur were injured in the accident. Ghalan was rushed to Chitwan for medical treatment while driver Bista is undergoing treatment at Churehill Hospital, Hetauda.
After hitting the motorcycle, the container truck fell some 100 meters down the road.