Update- On 8-5-20, VHS was notified by the Medical Examiner’s Office that the operator of the red Nissan MPVH succumbed to his injuries and died.
This is the 32nd Traffic Fatality for 2020 compared to 37 at the same time last year.
On July 19, 2020, at about 1405 hours a serious Motor Vehicle Collision occurred in the Malaekahana area on Kamehameha Highway.
A red Nissan MPVH, being operated by an adult male, was facing the south direction on the Makai shoulder. The Nissan attempted to make a U-Turn to head in the north direction when he lost control and drove into the path of a City Bus that was headed in the south direction.
The adult male operator of the Nissan was transported to an area hospital and was listed as being in critical condition.
The Bus driver and Two adult passengers on the City Bus were treated for minor injuries and released at the scene in good condition.
Speed does not appear to be a factor in this collision. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were factors.
The investigation is on going.