Kathmandu : An auto rickshaw driver was killed in a collision with an Indian truck at Bardibas in Mahottari today.
The deceased has been identified as Shambhu Shrestha, an auto rickshaw driver of Bardibas Municipality-1, said Superintendent of Police Tika Bahadur KC.
The auto rickshaw (Na 3 Sa 2361) parked on the road at Ward No. 1 was hit by an Indian truck (2 GB 3347) carrying goods, killing the auto rickshaw driver Shrestha.
The driver Shrestha, who was critically injured in the truck crash, was rushed to the local Janasewa Hospital for treatment and died on the way.
Police have arrested Indian driver Arbin Kumar Balait along with an truck.