POSTED: 05:28 a.m. HST, Jan 18, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 08:28 a.m. HST, Jan 18, 2011
A 21-year-old man died at the Queen's Medical Center last night from injuries suffered in a moped crash in Village Park yesterday afternoon.
Police said the man was driving a stolen, yellow 1998 moped that collided into the back of a parked Dodge Dakota pickup truck at 5:24 p.m. yesterday near 94-498 Kupuna Loop.
The man was ejected onto the road and suffered head injuries, police said. His condition worsened in the hospital and he died at 10:22 p.m., police said.
Police said speed may be a factor in the crash and the moped driver was not wearing a helmet.
The death is the 8th traffic fatality this year in Honolulu.