3 Jul 2018

Samoa police investigate death of 18-year-old

11:59 am on 3 July 2018

Samoa police are investigating a car accident that killed an 18 year-old.

The young man died instantly when the car he was driving hit a power pole on June 24 at Taufusi in Apia.

TV1Samoa reported an eye witness saying two cars were racing along the Taufusi stretch of road, reportedly well known for young people racing in the evenings, when the 18 year old's car veered off the road and crashed into the power pole.

Police said the young victim was from Tuana'imato and Alafua but did not release his name.