14th road fatality for the year recorded in Fungamisi last Sunday
Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa,5/06/2018
A 16 year old teenage boy from Fungamisi Vava’u died due to a road accident on Sunday afternoon.
Police Spokesperson said, it is believed the cause of death was from speed driving.
The deceased was a student at St.Peter Chanel College.
This is the 14th road fatality for the year.
Meanwhile on a different incident a 37 year old man from Fangaloto died from a road accident last Friday night.
The incident happened on the Vaha’akolo Road.
The deceased was rushed to Vaiola Hospital but died 2 hours later.
Police arrested and charged a 51 year old Police officer with reckless driving causing death.
Police also confirmed that the suspect was driving under the influence of alcohol.
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