A motorcyclist died in a road accident at Sankhu of Sankharapur municipality today. The deceased has been identified as Shiva Sunar, 24, of Melamchi municipality in Sindhupalchowk district.
The accident took place when a motorcycle (Ba 64 Pa 6809) heading towards Melamchi from Kathmandu collided with two Scorpio SUVs – one with Indian number plate and another one with number plate Ba 16 Cha 8770.
Similarly, the pillion rider Sagar Shrestha of the same place was injured in the incident and he is undergoing treatment at Shankharapur Hospital, Narayantar, said Police Inspector at the Metropolitan Police Sector, Sankhu, Govinda Panthi.
Police have arrested both the SUV drivers.