Accident on H-1 Freeway west near Waipahu kills motorcycle rider

Glenn Honda | |

HONOLULU, HI – The Honolulu Police Department was called to the scene of a deadly motorcycle crash on Wednesday night, according to Hawaii News Now.

Police said a 21-year-old man was riding a motorcycle at high speed on the H-1 Freeway near Waipahu when the incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. According to investigators, the motorcyclist was weaving through traffic and tried to exit the freeway at the Waipahu off-ramp.

When he tried to re-enter the freeway from the exit lane the man struck a safety barrier. He was ejected from the bike onto the roadway and was struck by a car.

The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital. Police believe speed was a contributing factor in the incident.

The victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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Glenn T. Honda

For over 29 years, attorney Glenn Honda has helped people injured in accidents throughout Hawaii get the best outcome for their case, whether it’s maximizing their settlement, or balancing costs and risks vs. putting the whole experience behind them. As the founding attorney of the Recovery Law Center, he is passionate about helping his clients with their physical, emotional and financial recovery. Mr. Honda will fight to get you coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property and other costs related to your accident.


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