Tika Mukhiya ,29, of Ilam municipality-5 died in a road accident involving a pick-up van that he was driving at Kharkhare in ward no. 4 of the same municipality Sunday afternoon.
The van (Me 1 Ja 1673) met with the accident at an off-road near the Mechi Highway. Seriously injured in the incident, Tamang died on the way to hospital, District Police Office said. Four others who were also travelling in the van sustained minor injuries.