Unlicensed driver,20, arrested in connection to Vavaʻu deadly crash

In picture: Tikisinali Kena of Leimātuʻa  was killed in a crash in Vavaʻu. Photo/Facebook

Vaka Fanua, 20,  of Leimatuʻa was arrested after 29-year-old Tiki Kena, also from Leimātuʻa was killed in car crash on the road between Leimatuʻa and Feletoa Wednesday 19.

Fanua, who was driving a rented van without a valid license has been charged with reckless driving causing death.

Vavaʻu Police Superindentdent Netane Falakiseni told Kaniva News two vehicles collided with the deceased’s vehicle rolling over.

Falakiseni said the rented van attempted to overtake Kena’s van but hit the back, causing the victim to fly out of the window lying unconscious on the road.

Kena was rushed to hospital but died Wednesday evening at 6pm.

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