On Friday, November 25, 2022, at about 14:13 p.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred on South Beretania Street in the Honolulu area. The motor vehicle collision was later determined to be fatal.
A 78-year-old male moped rider was traveling westbound on South Beretania Street and was attempting to change lanes when he collided with a 31-year-old male motorist who was also traveling westbound on South Beretania Street.
The collision caused the moped rider to lose control and fall onto the roadway.
As a result of the collision, the 78-year-old male was taken to an area Hospital. On December 11, 2022, the 78-year-old male succumb to his injuries and died.
The operator of the other vehicle remained at the scene and was not injured.
At this time neither, speed, drugs, or alcohol appear to be contributing factors to this collision.
This is the 52nd traffic fatality in 2022 compared to 43 at the same time in 2021.
The investigation is ongoing.