comscore Woman, 69, dies in head-on crash in Kahuku | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
911 Report | Hawaii News | Top News

Woman, 69, dies in head-on crash in Kahuku

A 69-year-old woman died today after her vehicle was hit head-on in a two-vehicle crash in Kahuku.

Police said the crash occurred about 9:05 a.m. near Turtle Bay Resort.

A 20-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet flatbed truck southbound on Kamehameha Highway when he veered into the oncoming lane and struck an oncoming Nissan vehicle, police said.

The truck driver and his passenger, an 18-year-old man, were both taken to an area hospital in serious condition. The woman, who was alone in the Nissan, was taken in critical condition to a hospital, where she died.

Police closed Kamehameha Highway in both directions for about three hours to investigate the crash.

This was the 49th traffic fatality this year compared to 60 at this time last year.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature
Comments (2)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Scroll Up