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Thursday 11 May 2017

New York, USA
Each year, more than 1.25 million people – many of them young people – die in automobile accidents. And whether or not a car is exceeding posted speed limits often is the difference between life and death. The fourth annual United Nations Global Road Safety Week, May 8-14, provides a chance to draw more attention to Improving road safety..
Friday 16 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With 16 road deaths recorded in Tonga so far this year, a Road Safety Campaign was launched by Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala on 13 December aimed to reduce road accidents and deaths.
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Monday 19 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 36-year-old man died when the Pajero vehicle he was driving crashed into a container that was on the roadside on By-Pass Road at Pahu early Sunday morning, September 18.
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Friday 12 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The bodies of four Tongan seasonal workers who were killed in a horrific car crash near Tauranga in New Zealand earlier this month arrived at Fua'amotu International Airport this morning, Friday August 12.
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Wednesday 3 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five Tongan workers including a father and son have been killed in a horrific car crash near Tauranga in New Zealand last night. New Zealand Police said that at about 8:10pm on August 2 a northbound vehicle pulled out of a side road onto State Highway 2 near Katikai and was struck by a southbound logging truck and trailer. The victims have been named as Halani Fine, Koli Vaipulu, Sitiveni Vaipulu, Sione Teulaka, and Samuela Taukatelata.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A driver and two passengers, including a 14-year-old boy, died when the rental car they were in crashed into a coconut tree at Kolonga early this morning, Monday 18 July. A fourth passenger survived and is in critical condition.
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Saturday 2 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An off-duty police officer and two passengers died when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree at 'Ahau early this morning. Another passenger, the wife of the police officer, suffered serious injuries, Tonga Police reported.
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Monday 11 May 2015
Auckland, New Zealand
A 71-year-old mother Tevunga Vaea, her daughter and daughter-in-law died in a tragic car crash on Saturday night 9 May, in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
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Monday 4 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men in their 20’s have died after crashing their vehicles in separate road accidents in Ma'ufanga and Vaini last week.
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Friday 1 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Kiribati national died on October 28 after the car he was a passenger in allegedly crashed into an electric pole at Kolonga on eastern Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 24 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A jury today convicted a suspended Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Justice on the count of causing the death of a woman while driving under the influence of alcohol at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court. He was released on bail for sentencing on November 1.
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Tuesday 6 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 34-year-old man of Asian origin died in a road accident on By Pass Road in Halaleva this morning, Tuesday November 6, and a driver has been charged with manslaughter by negligence.
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Friday 24 October 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Drunken driving is responsible for an increasing number of road accident deaths in Tonga, where fatalities have doubled in the last year, 2003.
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