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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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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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