One dies, another gets injury in motorcycle accident

A person died and another one got injury in a motorcycle accident occurred in Pokhara this morning.

Pillion rider Safal Khatiwada, 18, injured seriously in the incident died while being treated, District Police Office, Kaski said, adding that motorcycle rider Sangam Baniya, 17, got injuries on head and neck.

Baniya is from Tharpu of Myagde Rural Municipality-4, Tanahu.

Police rescued them and sent to Metro City Hospital for treatment.

The motorcycle (Ga 24 Pa 310) lost control, thereby meeting accident while going to Gairakochautara from Hallanchowk, Pokhara Metropolitan City-6. The motorcycle is impounded by the police.

Investigation into the accident is underway.

Source: National News Agency-Nepal