A motorcyclist died in a road accident at Padajungi road section of Kamal rural municipality-5 in Jhapa district Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Saurav Tajpuriya, 18, of Kamal rural municipality-6, according to Area Police Office, Damak.
The accident took place when the tipper (Ko 1 Kha 5223) hit the motorcycle (Me 9 Pa 2291). Saurav died while undergoing treatment at a local Lifeline Hospital.
Chief at Area Police Office, Damak, Deepak Giri, said that police have arrested the driver and impounded the vehicle. Investigation into the case was underway, he added.