Urlabari (Morang) - A person died in a motorbike accident that occurred at Belbari municipality-11 of Morang along the East-West Highway this morning.
The accident took place when a motorbike (Ko 21 Pa 4210) en route to west from east went uncontrolled.
Pillion rider Ashok Rai, 39, of Triyuga municipality-3 breathed his last 3.30 am on Tuesday while being treated at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science in Dharan.
Motorbike rider Sanam Tamang, 19, of Pathari Shanischare municipality-1 of Morang district, who injured in the incident, is receiving treatment in the same hospital.
The motorbike was taken under control, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Belbari, Ramji Katuwal.