Traffic Media Information

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Aloha and welcome to the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) "Traffic Media Information" page. On this page the HPD Traffic Division's Vehicular Homicide Section (VHS) will post information related to the most recent critical and fatal motor vehicle collisions. This will take the place of the "code-a-phone" that was used in the past. VHS personnel will update the information as soon as possible, but in the event the information is delayed, we appreciate your patience. 

 

Please remember to drive safely and unimpaired, as well as follow all traffic laws. As a community we all share the roads and need to look out for one another, so please drive with Aloha. 

 

Mahalo,

Lt. James Slayter


Traffic Fatality #61 For 2018

Traffic Fatality #61 For 2018

60th Traffic Fatality Farr. Hwy. and Aliinui Dr.

60th Traffic Fatality Farr. Hwy. and Aliinui Dr.

Traffic Fatality #59 of 2018

Traffic Fatality #59 of 2018

Traffic Fatality #58 of 2018

Traffic Fatality #58 of 2018

Pedestrian Collision on Vineyard and Pua Lane

Pedestrian Collision on Vineyard and Pua Lane

Pedestrian Collision on Ala Moana Boulevard

Pedestrian Collision on Ala Moana Boulevard

Traffic Fatality #57 of 2018

Traffic Fatality #57 of 2018

Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Pedestrian

Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Pedestrian

Vineyard Blvd/Queen Emma St.

Vineyard Blvd/Queen Emma St.

Critical Motor Vehicle Collision in Haleiwa

Critical Motor Vehicle Collision in Haleiwa

Traffic Fatality 56 of 2018

Traffic Fatality 56 of 2018

Traffic Fatality 55 of 2018

Traffic Fatality 55 of 2018

Traffic Fatality 54 of 2018

Traffic Fatality 54 of 2018

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On 12-5-18, at about 1052 p.m., a 30 year old male was observed by witnesses running across Likelike Highway, at the intersection of Kulakulea Drive. A vehicle travelling north on Likelike Highway was unable to avoid a collision with the pedestrian. The injuries from the impact were fatal and the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The 64 year old driver of the vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital in good condition.

At this time speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be contributing factors. The investigation is ongoing.

This is the 61st Traffic Fatality of 2018 compared to 42 at this same time in 2017.

On Wednesday, 11/28/2018, at approximately 1255 hours, a Single Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on Farrington Highway Eastbound, prior to the Aliinui Drive Overpass, in Koolina.

A 50 year old male operator of a Nissan pickup truck was traveling Eastbound on Farrington Highway when for unknown reason veered off the roadway and struck a grassy embankment. The impact caused the truck to collide with the Aliinui Drive Overpass. The lone occupant and operator of the truck died at the scene.

Speed appeared to be a factor in the collision. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were factors.

This is the 60th Traffic Fatality in 2018, compared to 40 during the same time last year.

This investigation is on-going.

On Friday, 11/23/2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a Major Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on Farrington Highway, West of Hookele Street, in Maili. The collision involved a motorcyclist and a vehicle.

A 49 year old male operator of a motorcycle was traveling west on Farrington Highway when he was struck by a van exiting from a driveway of a gas station. The 63 year old male operator of the van did not sustain any injuries.

The operator of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet and was transported to an area hospital with Critical injuries.

It appears speed and alcohol were not factors in this collision.

Update: The operator of the motorcycle was pronounced dead on November 25th. This is Oahu's 59th traffic fatality of 2018 as compared to 40 at this time in 2017.

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, at about 3:55 pm, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred in the area of Auahi St. and Cooke St. This collision involved a 52-year-old male, driving a 2012 trolley and a 76-year-old male pedestrian. The trolley was traveling east on Auahi St. and was making a left turn onto Cooke St., when it struck the pedestrian crossing northbound on Auahi St. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

This collision occurred during day time hours in clear weather. Speed does not appear to be a factor in this collision. Alcohol however, may be a factor.

This is the 58th traffic fatality on Oahu in 2018, as compared to 38 at this time in 2017.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on November 10th, 2018 at around 06:10 a.m. in the intersection of Vineyard Blvd and Pua Lane. An 12 year old male pedestrian was crossing the Vineyard Boulevard (from South to North) when he was struck by a small size SUV. The pedestrian was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk when this collision occurred.

On 11-6-18 at about 1100 p.m., a 59 year old Kaneohe male was traveling westbound on Ala Moana Boulevard when a 56 year old female pedestrian crossed Ala Moana Boulevard outside of a marked crosswalk headed towards Ala Moana Shopping Center and was struck by the 59 year old Kaneohe males vehicle.

The 56 year old female pedestrian was transported from the scene to an area hospital in serious condition and later downgraded to critical condition.

At this time speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be contributing factors.

The investigation is ongoing.

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, at about 11:05 p.m., a fatal collision occurred in the Kapolei area, involving a single motorcycle.

A 20 year old male operator of a motorcycle was traveling west on the H-1 Freeway near the Kualakai Parkway on / off ramp, when he lost control and collided with a metal guardrail. Upon impact, the operator became ejected and landed behind the guardrails. The operator who may have been wearing a helmet, succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.

It appears Speed was a contributing factor. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were factors.

This is the 58th Traffic Fatality in 2018 compared to 36 in 2017.

Anyone with information regarding this collision may contact the Traffic Division at 723-3413.

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at about 3:55 a.m., a collision involving a pedestrian occurred fronting the Punahou School.

A 27 year old male with a Makiki address may have been in a signalized marked crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle traveling west bound on Wilder Avenue at Alexander Street. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital in critical condition with injuries to his head and body.

The vehicle involved in this collision had fled the scene and was not located. The vehicle was described as on older model white panel van with windows. Anyone with information may contact the Honolulu Police Department, Traffic Division at 723-3413.

It appears speed may be a contributing factor. This investigation is ongoing.

On Wednesday, 10-31-18 at about 7:00 pm, a motor vehicle collision occurred in the area of Vineyard Blvd. and Queen Emma St. A 2016 Nissan pickup truck, driven by a 28 y.o. male, was traveling east on Vineyard Blvd. and making a left onto Queen Emma St. A bicyclist was traveling east on Vineyard Blvd., across Queen Emma St., is struck by the the pickup truck. The bicyclist was transported to the Queens Medical Center in critical condition. The identity of the bicyclist is unknown.

On October 26, 2018, at about 1130 p.m. a critical motor vehicle collision occurred in the Haleiwa Area.

A 29 year old Wahiawa female was traveling northbound on Kamehameha Highway when her vehicle traveled across the southbound lane of Kamehameha Highway and into the concrete pillar of the Anahulu Bridge.

The 29 year old Wahiawa female was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

The 29 year old Wahiawa female was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

At this time alcohol appears to be a contributing factor. Speed does not appear to be a contributing factor.

The investigation is ongoing.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on October 21st , 2018 at around 7:53 a.m. in the intersection of North Kuakini St. and Liliha St. A 73 year old male pedestrian was crossing the Northbound lanes (from East to West) when he was struck by a full size pick up truck. The pedestrian was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in critical condition where he later died. The pedestrian was in the crosswalk at the time of the collision. This is the 26th pedestrian fatality this year and the 56th fatality overall (compared to 35 total fatalities at this time last year). At this time, speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be factors in the collision.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on October 10th, 2018 at around 3:47 p.m. This took place on a lane in the Aliamanu Military Reservation. A large disposal truck was reversing out of the lane when it struck a 5 year old girl who was riding a bicycle. The young girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors at this time. This is the 55th traffic fatality on Oahu.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on October 10th, 2018 at around 12:24 p.m. in the intersection of Pali Highway and Wood Lane. An 83 year old male pedestrian was crossing the Southbound lanes (from East to West) when he was struck by a full size pick up truck. The pedestrain was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition but later died. This is the 25th pedestrian fatality this year and 54th fatality overall.







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