Driver dies after crashing into tree near Kahekili Highway in Kaneohe

Glenn Honda | |

KANEOHE, HI – Honolulu police are investigating a fatal car accident that occurred on New Year’s Eve in Kaneohe, Hawaii News Now reports.

Investigators determined that a driver was going south on Kahekili Highway shortly after 9:30 p.m. when he crossed over into the northbound lanes near Ahuiman Road.  The vehicle went down an embankment and then crashed into a tree.

The motorist, a 59-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, police said.

Investigators do not believe speed was a contributing factor in the wreck but were still trying to determine whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

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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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