A ward member has died in a motorcycle accident in Pari Ilam, Dhan Bahadur Rai, 36, died in the accident on Wednesday evening.
Dhan Bahadur Rai, a member of Ilam Mangsebung Village Municipality-4, was involved in an accident on Ravi Road.
He was on his way home from a self-driving motorcycle (May 8 Pa 604) when he fell 100 meters down from Setebhir near Ratuwa Bridge.
Rai, who was critically injured, was taken to B&C Hospital in Jhapa for treatment.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital, said Ganga Bahadur Thapa, Deputy Superintendent of Police and Information Officer at the District Police Office, Ilam.
The body is being kept at the mortuary of B&C Hospital.