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Wednesday 21 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people have died from a fatal road crash this morning, 21 September, on Taufa'ahau Road at Nualei. Three other passengers, who sustained serious injuries, remain in the Intensive Care at Vaiola Hospital.
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Friday 2 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old woman died on the morning of 1 September, after crashing her Toyota Rav-4 on ‘Alaivahamama’o By-Pass Road at Halaleva, in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 30 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three road fatalities were reported over the weekend, one on Tongatapu, where a child beside the road was hit by a swerving vehicle; and two young men died in a collision in Neiafu, Vava'u. Another person sustained severe injuries.
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Tuesday 5 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Titali To’ia (37) is the man charged in the death of Netane Nimo (26) from a road accident on Taufa‘ahau Road, Veitongo on Saturday night, 18 June.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Netane Nimo (26) is the driver who died from the road accident on Taufa‘ahau Road at Veitongo on Saturday night, 18 June. This is the fourth road fatality so far for the year.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old man died on Saturday night, 18 June from a road accident on Taufa‘ahau Road at Veitongo. This is the fourth road death in Tonga this year.
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Friday 22 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have arrested a 30-year-old woman from Pili in relation to the death of a 40-year old-male pedestrian, in a hit and run incident at Fasi on Tuesday, 19 April.
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Monday 28 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 53-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed into a coconut tree on a road travelling from Kahoua to Sia’atoutai on Sunday evening, February 27. A passenger was injured, in the accident which recorded Tonga's first road death for the year.
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Monday 1 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petueli Mafua he Lotu Fifita (25) was sentenced to six-years and four-months imprisonment for dangerous driving causing the death of an 81-year-old grandfather in Ta'anea, Vava'u. He was also banned from driving for two-years, effective from his release from prison.
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Thursday 8 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Uikilifi Lapu’aho (20) from Vaini was the passenger who died early Sunday morning July 4, after a road crash at Malapo near Hu'atolitoli Prison.
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Tuesday 6 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man died on Sunday morning, July 4 after a road crash at Malapo near Hu’atolitoli Prison. Methamphetamine was found on the driver, who is in police custody.
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Wednesday 14 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Simione Ikahihifo (55) was sentenced to seven-years and six-months imprisonment for dangerous driving causing the death of 'Aisea Kaifa (66) on Hihifo Road at Sia'atoutai in August 2020. The judge said that In 2015 Tonga increased its maximum sentence to 15 years imprisonment for drunk driving causing death, as a deterrent, so that lives might be saved.
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Thursday 8 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siolosi Hu’akau (21) who was convicted of dangerous driving causing the death of a woman on the road in Talafo’ou, was sentenced to three-years imprisonment. He suffers from physical and mental handicaps and it was extremely regrettable that he was even allowed to drive a vehicle in the first place, said the Lord Chief Justice today.
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Friday 15 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-years and five-months old child died on Thursday evening, January 14 after being hit by a vehicle in Popua.
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Monday 30 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Simione Ikahihifo (55) pleaded guilty last week to causing the road death of ‘Aisea Kaifa (66) on Hihifo Road at Sia'atoutai in August this year.
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Thursday 12 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old year old man died while driving a loader in Vava'u on Tuesday, November 10.
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Tuesday 27 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sitela Fungavaka (76) was the passenger who died after the vehicle she was travelling in collided with another vehicle at Talafo’ou, on October 25.
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Saturday 24 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The tragic death of a local businessman, Tausinga Taumoefolau (46), in December 2019 was caused by the drunken driving of a criminal psychiatric patient, who was released because the Vaiola Hospital Psychiatric Ward was overloaded. “This case is an extremely tragic illustration and reminder of the effects on individuals and the community at large when this aspect of public health is not adequately resourced,” Lord Chief Justice M. H. Whitten QC observed yesterday, 23 October, in sentencing the offender, Lemoto Lemeki Manu (34).
Monday 19 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old Faleloa man died on Sunday, October 18 following a road crash in Pangai, Ha’apai.
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Friday 28 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liufau Latu (30) was found guilty by a jury of reckless driving causing the death of his passenger Tevita Moa Taufa (27) last year in Fatai. He is detained in police custody for sentencing on September 25.
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