An 8-year-old boy from Tatakamotonga sustained head injuries after he was run over at Taufa’ahau Rd by a Police officer Monday 23 at around 10.20am.
The victim was crossing the road in front of Beaulah College when he was hit by the vehicle.
The 33-year-old officer from Nukunuku was charged with reckless driving and causing bodily harm.
He was driving a vehicle with registration plate number P1573, Police said.
It is understood the vehicle belongs to Police.
The boy was still in hospital,
“The accused is a Police Officer with Tonga Police,” Sia Adams from Police Communication Centre in Longolongo said.
“Police continue to investigate this case accordingly as no one is above the law”, she said.
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