In yet another fatal accident, a woman died on the spot when a Nepal Oil Corporation tanker rammed a motorbike from behind at Tinkune, Kathmandu on Tuesday evening.
The tanker (Na 2 Kha 2735) heading towards Baneshwor hit a motorcycle (Ba 52 Pa 5824) moving in the same direction at Tinkune, killing the woman and injuring her husband. She was riding pillion on her husband’s bike.
The deceased has been identified as Heera Lama of Kavre district. Her husband is Ganesh Lama.
The tanker driver, Bir Bahadur Ghalan, 52, of Makwanpur tried to flee the scene soon after the accident. However, police managed to nab him immediately with the help of locals. He is under police custody at Metropolitan Police Circle Office , New Baneshwor.
The tanker was trying to overtake the motorcycle when a bucket hung between its tyres hit the bike. The women fell on the road and got run over by the tyres killing her on the spot.
The injured husband, Ganesh Lama has been receiving medical treatment at Civil Hospital.