On November 8, 2020 at about 1:00 A.M., a fatal Motor Vehicle Collision occurred in the Wahiawa area involving a single vehicle with 2 occupants. The vehicle, operated by a young adult male, was traveling in the eastbound direction on Paalaa Uka Pupukea road at a high rate of speed when the vehicle lost control and collided with a utility pole and then a tree where it came to final rest. Both the vehicle operator and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, speed appears to be a contributing factor. It is unknown if alcohol and/or drugs are contributing factors in this collision.
This is the 45th and 46th Fatality of 2020 compared to 45 at this time in 2019.
The investigation is ongoing.