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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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Tuesday 18 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 55-year-old driver whose vehicle collided head on with a vehicle on Hihifo Road last week has been charged with reckless driving causing death of the other driver.
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Wednesday 12 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 66-year-old man living in Kanokupolu died last night, August 11 from a head on collision on Hihifo Road. The other driver, a 55-year-old man remains in critical condition at Vaiola Hospital. Two passengers sustained minor injuries.
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Monday 27 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 45-year-old man died in a fatal crash on Halaliku Road at ‘Utulau on Sunday, July 26, the second road death for the year.
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Thursday 23 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Taniela Manu (25) was the driver from ‘Utulau who died after his vehicle crashed into a tree on Halaliku Road on January 21. His wife, who was a passenger in the vehicle, is in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 22 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-year-old man from 'Utulau died on Tuesday, January 21 when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree on Halaliku Road at around 2:10pm.
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Tuesday 21 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lemoto Manu (31) is the driver charged in the death of local businessman during a hit and run incident on Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, on Saturday night, December 28, 2019.
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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A reckless impatient driver caused the death of a child by overtaking and travelling at a speed through Tatakamotonga village in a vehicle that he knew had faulty brakes, The 28-year-old man was sentenced to two years six months imprisonment, which was fully suspended by the judge, who urged drivers to exercise more care and attention, “and most importantly restraint and patience,” with so many vehicles are on Tonga's roads.
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Monday 26 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man died on Friday, August 23 after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree at Ta'anea.
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Thursday 20 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vitalini Liku’ohihifo (29) was sentenced to one-year nine-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended for reckless driving that caused the death of a male pedestrian in September 2018 in Nualei. “Many a good career and reputation have floundered as a consequence of alcohol abuse, and he would do well to reflect upon this,” the judge said.
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Tuesday 4 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old man died when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a gate and a power pole on Taufa'ahau Road at Mailetaha early this morning, June 4.
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Tuesday 4 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former police officer Vilisoni Finau (51) was sentenced to four years and three months imprisonment after being found guilty of reckless driving causing death of a male driver last year.
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Wednesday 8 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A speeding drunk driver, Vilisoni Finau, was found guilty of reckless driving causing the death of another driver Tou’anga Ma’a Tonga Kamea in a collision on the roundabout intersection of Vaha‘akolo and Mateialona Roads in Nuku‘alofa, in June last year.
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Wednesday 13 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man has been charged with reckless driving causing the death of a passenger, the first road death this year at Fatai.
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Friday 1 March 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Moa Taufa (26) is the passenger who died after the vehicle he was travelling in collided a power pole at Fatai, on February 28.
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Friday 1 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old man from Nukunuku died early this morning, February 28 when the vehicle in which he was a front passenger collided with a power pole at Fatai.
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