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. 

 

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Lt. James Slayter


Traffic Fatality # 10 of 2019

Traffic Fatality # 10 of 2019

Traffic Fatality #9

Traffic Fatality #9

Traffic Fatality #6, #7 and #8

Traffic Fatality #6, #7 and #8

Traffic Fatality #4 2019

Traffic Fatality #4 2019

Traffic Fatality #5 2019

Traffic Fatality #5 2019

Traffic Fatality #3 2019

Traffic Fatality #3 2019

Critical Motor Vehicle Collision in Ewa Beach

Critical Motor Vehicle Collision in Ewa Beach

Traffic Fatality #2 2019

Traffic Fatality #2 2019

Critical Motor Vehicle Collision in Kahuku

Critical Motor Vehicle Collision in Kahuku

Pedestrian fatality

Pedestrian fatality

Collision involving a Motorcyclist in Waimanalo

Collision involving a Motorcyclist in Waimanalo

28th Pedestrain Fatality

28th Pedestrain Fatality

Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Pedestrian

Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Pedestrian

Traffic Fatality #62 of 2018

Traffic Fatality #62 of 2018

Fatality

Fatality

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.

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On February 16, 2019, at about 145 A.M. a fatal motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Liliha Street and N. Vineyard Boulevard in the Honolulu Area.

A 20-year-old Honolulu male and his passengers (3) 18-year-old Honolulu males were traveling northbound on Liliha Street at a high rate of speed.

The 20-year-old Honolulu male disregarded a red traffic signal and traveled into the intersection of Liliha Street and N. Vineyard Boulevard where he broadsided a vehicle being operated by a female who has yet to be identified and her passenger a 31-year-old Waipahu male who was traveling eastbound on N. Vineyard Boulevard.

As a result of the collision the female operator was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The passengers in both vehicles were all taken to an area hospital in serious condition.

The 20-year-old Honolulu male was arrested for Negligent Homicide in the 1st degree and OVUII.

At this time speed and alcohol, both appear to be contributing factors of this collision.

This is the 10th traffic fatality of this year compared to 8 at the same time in 2018

The investigation is ongoing.

On Friday, February 8, 2019, at about 1315 hours, a motor vehicle collision was discovered in the area of the Mililani Technology Park Off Ramp and Leilehua Golf Course Road, in Mililani. The collision involved a single vehicle and single occupant.

A Toyota sedan driven by a 26 year old male was traveling on the Mililani Technology Park Off Ramp, when it veered off the roadway and landed in an unimproved forest area off of the Leilehua Golf Course Road. The male operator was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed may be a contributing factor. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor.

This is the 9th traffic fatality this year compared to 6 during the same time last year.
This investigation is ongoing.

On 1-28-19, at about 1810 hours, a Ford F150, being driven by a 27 y.o. male, was traveling west on Ala Moana Blvd., at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic. As the F150 approached the intersection of Ala Moana Blvd. and Kamakee St., it suddenly veered from the left most lane, across three lanes to the right. The F150 then drove over a concrete Traffic Island, striking six pedestrians and a traffic signal pole. The F150 continued west, across Kamakee St. were it finally collided with another Ford F150, stopped at the light, waiting to make a left turn on to Ala Moana Blvd.

Three of the pedestrians were pronounce dead at the scene. The three other pedestrians were transported to nearby hospitals in good, serious and critical condition. The driver of first F150 was transported to Straub in serious condition and the driver of second F150 was transported to Queen's Medical Center in critical condition.

Speed and alcohol may be factors in this collision.

These are the 6th, 7th and 8th traffic related fatalities of the year, compared to 5 last year at the same time.

*****UPDATE*****



The suspect in this case has been arrested and charged with three counts of Manslaughter, with $1,000,000 bail.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on January 20, 2019 at around 0440 a.m. on the H2 North Freeway prior to the Ka Uka Off. A 58 year old male was driving on the H2 Freeway when he struck a male pedestrian. The male Pedestrian was in the roadway and not in a crosswalk when he was struck. The pedestrian was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in Critical condition where he later died. At this time, speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be factors in the collision.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on January 20, 2019 at around 1120 a.m. on Kalanianaole Hwy. westbound just prior to Niuiki Circle. A 47 year old male was driving on Kalanianaole Hwy. in the westbound direction when he collided with a second vehicle. The second vehicle then collided into a third vehicle and the third vehicle collided into a fourth vehicle. The male driver of the first vehicle was taken to Queen’s Medical Center in Serious condition while the driver of the second vehicle was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in Critical condition where he later died. All parties in the third and fourth vehicle suffered minor injuries and were treated on scene. At this time speed may have been a factor, while alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be factors in the collision.

On Friday, January 18, 2019, at approximately 6:38 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collison occurred involving 2 pedestrians. The collision occurred at the intersection of Farrington Highway and Linakola Street, in Ma’ili.

A Pontiac sedan driven by a 72 year old male was traveling west on Farrington Highway when he struck 2 pedestrians who were in a marked crosswalk. The impact caused a 29 year old male pedestrian to land on the eastbound lane where he was subsequently struck by a Chevrolet MPVH driven by a 48 year old male.

The male pedestrian was transported to an area hospital in critical condition where he later died. The 19 year old female pedestrian was also taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Both drivers of the vehicles remained at the scene.

Speed may have been a factor for the sedan. Alcohol was not.
Speed and alcohol were not factors for the operator of the MPVH.

This is the 3rd Traffic Fatality in 2019 compared to 5 during the same time in 2018.

This investigation is on-going.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on January 12, 2019 at around 0728 a.m. fronting 91-1012 Apaa St. A 56 year old male was arriving home when he struck a 93 year old female with his vehicle. The female Pedestrian was in the roadway and not in a crosswalk when she was struck. The pedestrian was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in Critical condition. At this time, speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be factors in the collision.

On Sunday, January 6, 2019, at approximately 9:22 p.m., a single Motor Vehicle Collison occurred on Kamehameha Highway near Marconi Road, in Kahuku.
The 38 year old male operator of a Nissan truck was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, the Vehicular Homicide Section received a call from the Medical Examiner’s office and was informed the male succumbed to his injuries and pronounced dead.

This is the 2nd traffic fatality in 2019 compared to 4 at the same time in 2018.

This investigation is on-going.

On 1-6-2019 at about 930 p.m. there was a critical Motor Vehicle Collision on Kamehameha Highway 1/2 mile south of Marconi Road in the Kahuku Area.

A 38-year-old male was traveling northbound on Kamehameha Highway at a high rate of speed when for unknown reasons he lost control and traveled into the southbound lane of Kamehameha Highway and then up a grass embankment. The vehicle then rolled back onto the roadway and went back into the northbound lane and then into the grass shoulder and collided with a tree where the vehicle came to final rest. As a result of the collision with the tree the 38-year-old male was ejected from the vehicle.

The 38-year-old male was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

At this time speed appears to be a contributing factor. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were contributing factors.

The investigation is ongoing.

On Monday, January 7, 2019, at about 6:45 pm, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred in the area of 6770 Hawaii Kai Dr. This collision involved a 24/M driving, a 2013 Jaguar sedan and an 86/M pedestrian. The Jaguar was traveling north on Hawaii Kai Dr. when it struck the pedestrian crossing eastbound, outside of a marked crosswalk. The pedestrian was transported in critical condition to the Queen’s Medical Center, when he later died. This is the 1st traffic related fatality of the year, compared to 3 last year at this time.

This collision occurred during night time hours in clear weather.

Speed, alcohol and or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision.

On Saturday, 01/05/2019, at approximately 4:05 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred involving 2 motor vehicles and a motorcycle. This collision occurred on Kalanianaole Highway and Humuniki Street, in Waimanalo.

A 60 year old male operator of a black Harley Davidson was traveling northbound on Kalanianaole Highway when he attempted to avoid a silver Toyota SUV in front of him. The motorcyclist clipped the Toyota vehicle and veered into the on-coming lane in which it was struck by a red Honda SUV.

The Toyota vehicle was operated by a 55 year old female, having 2 minor children. All occupants of the Toyota were not injured.

The Honda vehicle was operated by a 29 year old female, having an adult male passenger was also not injured.

The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital in critical condition with head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

Speed, alcohol, and drugs were not factors for the operators of the Toyota and Honda vehicles who remained at the scene.

Speed was also not a factor for the motorcyclist. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were factors.

This investigation is on-going.

On Friday, 12/21/2018, at about 6:10 a.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred at Kamehameha Highway and Rodgers Boulevard, involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian.

A Hyundai sedan being operated by a 29 year old male was traveling on Rodgers Boulevard when he struck a 70 year old male pedestrian who was in a marked crosswalk on Kamehameha Highway.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital in serious condition with injuries to his body. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was not injured.

On 12/27/2018, The Vehicular Homicide Section was notified by the medical examiner’s officer that the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and died.

Alcohol was not a factor in this collision. It is unknown if speed was a factor.

This is the 63rd traffic fatality in 2018 compared to 47 during the same time last year.

So far this year there was 28 pedestrian fatality on Oahu roadways.

This investigation is on-going.

On Saturday, 12/22/2018, at about 6:45 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred at the intersection of Kamehameha Highway and Kahekili Highway, involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian.

A Honda van being operated by a 38 year old male was traveling south on Kamehameha Highway when he struck a 65 year old male pedestrian who was in a marked crosswalk.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital in serious condition with injuries to his head and lower portion of his body. The driver and occupants of the vehicle remained at the scene and were not injured.

Speed and Alcohol were not factors in this collision.

This investigation is on-going.

On 12-19-18 at about 9:50 p.m. a fatal motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Waipahu Street and Hoaeae Street. A 65-year-old Waipahu female was traveling Eastbound on Waipahu Street when she attempted to make a left turn onto Hoaeae Street. As the 65 year old Waipahu female was turning onto Hoaeae Street, she was struck by a motorcycle being operated by a 31-year-old Ewa Beach male, traveling Westbound on Waipahu Street. The 31-year-old Ewa Beach male was traveling at a high rate of speed without its headlights on at the time of the collision.

As a result of the collision, the 31-year-old Ewa Beach male was ejected from the motorcycle and launched approximately 60 feet before landing atop a parked and unoccupied vehicle.

The motorcycle operator was taken to an area hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

At the time of the collision, the 31-year-old Ewa Beach male was not wearing a helmet.

At this time, speed appears to be a contributing factor to this collision. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.

This is the 62nd Traffic Fatality in 2018 compared to 46 at the same time in 2017.

The investigation is ongoing.

A motor vehicle collision occurred on December 18th, 2018 at around 11:20 a.m. in the parking lot of 95-221 Kipapa Dr. A 74 year old male was operating his vehicle at the drive up ATM when for an unknown reason he lost control of his vehicle and it reversed and collided with another vehicle and a Pedestrian that was standing outside. The pedestrian was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in Serious condition where she later died. The pedestrian was standing by an open door of the vehicle at the time of the collision. At this time, speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be factors in the collision.

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.







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