URLABARI/ KANCHANPUR — A pedestrian died after being hit by a motorcycle along the East-West highway in Patharisanischare municipality-2 last night.
Uddav Mote,55, a resident of Terhathum died after being hit by the motorcycle (Ko 3 Pa 7909) heading towards the west.
Seriously injured, Mote was declared dead upon arrival at the local Pathari hospital.
Meanwhile, in Kanchanpur, a constable of armed police, Harish Bhatta,32, died in a road accident near Kaluwapur in Shuklaphanta municipality-11 along the same highway last night.
Bhatta was riding a motorcycle (Se 2 Pa 9669) when he was hit by a van (Se 1 Ja 862) coming from the opposite direction, police said.
Seriously injured, Bhatta was referred to India from the Attarariya Hospital and he died on the way.
A resident of Bhimdutta municipality-18, Bhatta was based at the Armed Police Battalion in Tikapur.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.