Man killed, woman injured when motorcycle crashes in Kahului

Glenn Honda | |

KAHULUI, HI – Maui Police said one person was killed and another was injured when their motorcycle crashed in Kahului early Saturday morning.

According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, a 25-year-old man was driving a 2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 with an 18-year-old woman as his passenger on Hookele Street shortly after midnight.

An investigation found that the man was not able to navigate a right bend in the roadway near Pakaula Street and crossed over into the opposite lane.  The motorcycle then hit a curb, a tree, and a speed limit sign on the shoulder of the roadway.

Both people on the motorcycle were ejected onto the roadway.  The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries, while his passenger was hospitalized in stable condition.  Both were wearing their helmets at the time.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash, and have yet to determine whether speed, drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.

A motorcycle accident can have a lasting impact on your health and your livelihood, which is why the Recovery Law Center will work to make sure that your voice is heard. We will work diligently on your case and will treat you with compassion and respect during your recovery. Our team of Hawaii motorcycle accident attorneys in Honolulu have been the key to success in many motorcycle accident cases, and we are here to offer the same service to you.  Give us a call at (808) 427-3088 or visit our contact page to schedule a free consultation.


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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