One dead, another injured in motorcycle accidentThe locals set fire the truck on fire following the accident, which obstructed the Koshi highway temporarily, said officials.
A man died in a road accident at Bargachi, Biratnagar, on Sunday. One other was injured.
According to the Morang police, a 25-year-old from Duhabi Municipality-9 in Sunsari District died when the scooter he was riding was hit by a truck.
The scooter rider was rushed to Koshi Hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment. The man behind the scooter, who also sustained serious injuries in the accident, is receiving treatment.
The locals set the truck on fire following the accident, which temporarily obstructed the Koshi highway, according to officials.
Truck driver Sher Bahadur Rai has been taken into police custody for further investigation, said police.