Lahan, June 12: A cyclist was killed after being rammed by a truck at Mirchaiya Municipality along the East-West Highway last night.
The truck (Na 5 Kha 3216) heading in the direction of east from west suddenly swerved out of control and rammed the bicycle. The deceased person’s identity is yet to be established, police said.
The cyclist with fatal injuries was rushed to the Neuro hospital at Biratnagar, where he died in course of treatment, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shyam Singh Chaudhary of Area Police Office, Mirchaiya. The police have detained the truck driver and impounded the vehicle. RSS