Driver killed when vehicle slams into tree in Makakilo

Glenn Honda | |

MAKAKILO, HI – A car wreck in Makakilo last week claimed the life of a motorist, according to Hawaii News Now.

The victim was a 24-year-old man who was headed north on Makakilo Drive near Koholale Street at about 9:30 Tuesday night.

According to police, the driver veered to the left of the roadway and jumped the curb.  The car then collided with a tree in the center median.

Honolulu firefighters were dispatched to the scene and used hydraulic tools to remove the man from the wreckage, but he died of his injuries.  The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time.

Honolulu police are investigating the accident and said that speed may have been a contributing factor.

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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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