On October 28, 2020, the VHS was notified by the Medical Examiner’s office that the adult male bicyclist involved in this Critical collision had succumbed to his injuries.
This is the 43rd Traffic Fatality for 2020, compared to 43 at the same time from 2019.
On October 27, 2020, at about 7:15 p.m. the Traffic Division’s Vehicular Homicide Section was notified of a Critical Motor Vehicle Collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle in the Kalihi area.
On October 27, 2020, at about 6:55 p.m., a 58 year old male was driving a 1992 Ford pickup truck on Nimitz Highway eastbound, when he struck an adult male riding his bicycle southbound on Kalihi Street within a marked crosswalk, but against a “red palm” signal.
The male bicyclist was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
Speed, alcohol or drugs do not appear to be factors in this collision on the part of the pickup truck driver, it is unknown if they were factors on the part of the bicyclist.
The investigation is on going.