Man riding bicycle in West Maui fatally struck by vehicle

Glenn Honda | |

WEST MAUI, HI – A collision on West Maui Tuesday morning led to the death of a bicycle rider, Hawaii News Now reports.

The victim, a 62-year-old man, was riding his bicycle across the intersection of Lahaina Bypass and Honoapiilani Highway when the accident occurred.

Police say the man was struck by a southbound 1999 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck and thrown to the ground.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The rider, whose name was not immediately released, was not wearing a helmet at the time, according to police.

The driver of the pickup was a 28-year-old woman from Lahaina who stopped to help after the incident.

Police investigating the crash said speed does not appear to 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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