A woman’s death in a traffic accident in Jawalakhel in mid-day on Monday has once again brought to the fore concerns regarding haphazard police checks and the city’s road safety issues.

A 23-year-old woman died on the spot after her scooter was hit by a bus (Ba2Kha 3574) in front of Jawalakhel ground at 1:40 pm as she allegedly tried to evade a regular traffic police check, according to police.

The woman was rushed to the Jawalakhel-based Alka Hospital after she was hit by the bus, but was pronounced dead on arrival. A source at the hospital said the woman sustained injuries to her head