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Twenty-five year old man dies in road accident in ‘Utulau

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 22/01/2020

Police recorded the first road fatality for the year yesterday when a road accident in ‘Utulau claimed one life.

The Head of the Road and Traffic Safety Unit from Tonga Police – Inspector Lemoto Piliu says the deceased was the driver of the vehicle that had crashed into a tree by the roadside at around 2 yesterday afternoon.

Piliu says the wife of the deceased was the only other passenger in the vehicle and she is currently being treated for injuries at Vaiola Hospital.

Piliu says they are still investigating the matter to determine the cause of the road accident.

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