Two pedestrians die after being hit by bike in Thimi
Two pedestrians succumbed to the injuries they suffered after being knocked down by a speeding motorbike along the Thimi section of Araniko Highway in Bhaktapur district Friday night.
The pedestrians, identified as Sabin Prajapati, 12, of Madhyapur Thimi-1 and Keshari Maiya Bhasima, 62, of Madhyapur Thimi-9, were knocked down by the motorbike (Sa 3 Pa 8492).
Critically injured in the incident, Prajapati died while undergoing treatment at Madhyapur Hospital at around 10 pm while Bhasima breathed her last at Norvic Hospital at 12 pm, police said.
The biker Rawal Kumar Sah, 20, originally from Saptari district but currently living in Duwakot of Bhaktapur, has been apprehended by the police.
Sah is currently receiving treatment at B&B Hospital, Gwarko in Lalitpur as he was also injured in the incident. However, his injuries were not serious, police said. nepalnews.com