On Saturday, February 27, 2021, the Vehicular Homicide Section was notified by the Medical Examiner’s Office that the motorcyclist involved in this collision succumbed to his injuries and died.
This is the 6th Traffic Fatality on Oahu this year, as compared to 8 at this same time last year.
This investigation is on-going.
On February 24, 2021 at about 1145 P.M. there was a critical motor vehicle collision near the intersection of Kalanianaole Highway and Kuliouou Road in the Hawaii Kai area.
A 30-year-old Honolulu male and his passenger a 59-year-old Honolulu female traveling eastbound came to the intersection of Kalanianaole Highway and Kuliouou Road and had the right of way to turn left onto Kuliouou Road with the green traffic turn signal displayed. As the 30-year-old Honolulu male made his turn, a 17-year-old Honolulu male motorcyclist traveling westbound on Kalanianaole Highway disregarded the red traffic signal and broadsided the passenger side of the 30-year-old Honolulu males vehicle.
As a result of the collision the 17-year-old Honolulu male motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
The 17-year-old Honolulu male motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
The 30-year-old Honolulu male and the 59-year-old Honolulu female were not injured as a result of the collision.
At this time speed appears to be a contributing factor. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be contributing factors.
The investigation is ongoing.