HONOLULU, HI – Honolulu police and Emergency Medical Services paramedics responded to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday night.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the crash occurred along the H-1 Freeway near the Ward Avenue overpass.
Investigators determined that a man was riding a motorcycle in the westbound lanes of the freeway at about 11:18 p.m. when he collided with another vehicle and was ejected from the bike. The motorcyclist was then struck by another vehicle.
The 27-year-old rider, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.
Police said their investigation has indicated that speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the crash.
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