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28-year-old young man in a critical condition at Vaiola hospital after a road accident

 

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 18/07/2017

 

A 28-year-old young man from Houma is in a critical condition at Vaiola hospital after a road accident at Hofoa early Sunday morning.

 

Speaking to Radio and Television Tonga News, the Acting Police Chief Superintendent of the Nuku’alofa Police Station – Tevita Vailea says, the victim injured his head from the accident.

 

Reports say the victim was driving and was racing with another vehicle heading west on the main road.

 

It is believed the victim lost control of the wheel while trying to take over the other vehicle and hit a car that was heading east.

 

Tevita Vailea says both drivers of the vehicles that were racing were under the influence of alcohol.

 

However the other vehicle managed to escaped from the scene.

 

Police continue investigations.


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