Tonga crash victim dies in hospital

A 27 year old man, who was involved in a road accident in ‘Umutangata, Fo’ui at the weekend, died in hospital on Monday.

‘Aisake Lavelua, 27, suffered serious injuries when the van he was travelling in rolled over and crashed into an electric pole.

Another passenger is admitted with serious injuries at Vaiola Hospital.

The other occupants of the vehicle escaped serious injuries.

Kaniva News reports Police and community authorities responded to reports of an apparent single-vehicle rollover crash in Fo’ui.

Police said the driver lost control of the van and it crashed into a power pole.

Investigations are continuing.