Young boy, girl killed by vehicles in Tongatapu in separate incidents  

Puke tangata faka'uli ta'u 60 faka'ilo ki he faka'uli ta'etokanga fakatupunga ha mate hili 'eni ha mate 'a ha ki'i tamasi'i ta'u 4 'i Vainī 'aneafi. Mate foki mo ha ki'i ta'ahine ta'u 3 'i 'Utulau 'i Mē 'aho 12 'i hano tui'i 'e ha me'alele 'a e fāmili' ni ne holomui. Ko e tamai pe 'a e pekia' ne faka'uli'. 'Oku te'eki ha faka'ilo 'i he mate ko ia'.

Police have charged a 60-year-old man after a 4-year-old boy died after he was run over by a vehicle in Vainī yesterday May 15.

The accused was the driver and he had been charged with reckless driving causing death.

On a separate incident, a 3-year-old girl was killed after she was struck by a van in a cemetery in ‘Utulau on May 12.

She was hit by a family reversing vehicle.

The vehicle was being driven by her 26-year-old father, a Police spokesperson said.

No one has been charged in relation to the incident.

Police investigation continues.


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