On Sunday, February 20, 2022, at about 4:16 p.m., a Major Motor Vehicle Collision occurred in the Kaneohe area, involving two vehicles.
A Mercedes vehicle, operated by 77 year old male, exited the driveway entrance to the Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. As the Mercedes vehicle attempted to cross the Halekou Road intersection, it was struck by a Toyota truck that was traveling northbound on Kamehameha Highway.
The operator of the Mercedes vehicle was taken to an area hospital in “Critical” condition where he succumbed to his injures and died. His 70 year old female passenger, was also taken to a hospital in “Good” condition.
The 46 year old male operator of the Toyota truck was taken to a hospital in “Good” condition.
Seatbelts were worn by all occupants involved.
At this time, speed, drugs, and alcohol does not appear to be contributing factors.
This is the 8th Traffic Fatality on Oahu this year, as compared to 5 at this same time last year.
This investigation is ongoing