Police have named the 37- year-old man killed by a vehicle driven by an off duty Police officer as Tou’anga Kamea.
Kamea of Fangaloto died in hospital two hours after the crash last Friday night June 1 at around 11:15pm in Kolofo’ou.
As Kaniva News reported, the off duty Police officer has been charged with reckless driving causing death, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving a vehicle with no number plate.
The 51-year-old officer allegedly crashed into a vehicle driven by the deceased, Police commissioner Steve Caldwell said.
The accused was driving a UT Ford van heading north on Vaha’akolo rd before he failed to give way at a roundabout crashing into the driver’s door of a white car driven by the victim.
The arrested officer is in custody while investigation continues.