A motorcyclist has died on the spot when a truck (Na 7 Kha 881) collided with a motorcycle (Ba 7 Kha 881) heading towards Manahari of Makawanpur from Hetauda at around 6:30 this morning.
The deceased has been identified as Sushant Pudasaini, 32, of Hetauda Sub-metropolis-12. The driver of the truck, Purna Bahadur Bhujel, a resident of Lamjung, has been arrested and action has been taken against him, said Jayeshwar Rimal, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office.
Similarly, four persons were killed in a motorcycle accident in Kailali today. The deceased has been identified as Naresh Rokaya, 25, of Lamkichuha Municipality-7, said Prateek Bista, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Kailali.
According to Pranau Bista, the motorcycle (Ba 02-015 Pa 2738) driven by Abhishek Chaudhary of Lamki Chuhanagar Municipality-7 in Simra of Joshipur Gaonpalika-5 collided head-on with an iron drum on the side of the road. Four people, including Naresh Rokaya, were injured.
The injured have been rushed to Dhangadhi-based Nisarg Hospital for treatment. The other injured have been sent home after normal treatment and the motorcyclist has been taken under control. It is said that further investigation is underway into the incident.