Man dies after vehicle crashes into school fence in Tonga

Tonga Police have confirmed that a 32-year-old man from Faleloa, Haápai died following a crash in Pangai over the weekend.

The deceased who was the driver had two other passengers in his vehicle that crashed into the Ha'pai High School fence at around 8:40 am on Sunday.

The two other passengers sustained minor injuries and are recovering at the Fusipala Hospital.

This is the 5th road fatality for this year.

Police have confirmed in a statement that alcohol and speeding were contributing factors to the crash.

Investigations are continuing.


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