Tausinga Taumoefolau

Tonga road toll hits four for 2019

The death takes the annual road toll to four.

Mr Taumoefolau was killed when a van ploughed into his parked vehicle on Vuna Road in Nuku'alofa.

The businessman had parked by a roadside food stall to make a purchase when the accident happened.

His vehicle was alleged to have been struck from behind by a speeding van.

Police have arrested a 31-year-old man and charged him with drunk driving and manslaughter.