Kathmandu : A motorcyclist has died on the spot after being hit by a police van. A 25 year old man was killed in a collision with a police van at 11:55 pm on Thursday.
According to the District Police Office, Dang, a motorcyclist (Ve 1 Pa 8422) heading in the opposite direction died on the spot when he was hit by a new police van (Lu A A Cha 5334) at Rapti Gaonpalika-2 Lalmatiya on the East-West Highway.
According to District Police Spokesperson DSP Mukunda Prasad Rijal, the accident took place while the police vehicle was heading towards the District Police Office, Banke from Kathmandu.
The deceased has not been identified yet, said Chief Inspector of Police Bhuwan Bhatta of Area Police Office, Bhaluwang. He estimated the dead man to be around 25 years old. He informed that the head of the deceased was hit on the electricity pole when the motorcycle hit the back door of the police vehicle.
The incident is under investigation, police said.