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Police charged a 29-year-old male driver from Kolonga for reckless driving causing death

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 11/09/2018

Police have charged the 29-year-old male driver from Kolonga for reckless driving causing death in relation to the road fatality in Nualei last weekend.

The deceased has been identified as Piukala Laumanu, a 52-year-old from Nualei.

Police confirmed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol when the incident happened.

This is the 20th road facility in Tonga for this year 2018.

Meanwhile, a 25-year-old female received medical treatments at Vaiola Hospital as a result of a road accident in Havelu over the weekend.

Police have charged a 22-year-old female driver from Ma’ufanga for reckless driving causing grievous bodily harm and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police investigation continues.

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