Motorcyclist dies after colliding with truck on Kuhio Highway

Glenn Honda | |

KILAUEA, HI — Authorities are investigating a fatal collision that occurred in the area of Kuhio Highway in Kilauea Saturday evening, The Garden Island reports.

The incident involved a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a GMC truck.  It happened at the intersection of Kuhio Highway and North Waiakalua Road, where the Kaua‘i Police Department and Kaua‘i Fire Department responded to the scene at about 7:30 p.m.

An investigation indicated that a man was riding his motorcycle north on the highway when he crashed into the truck as it tried to make a left turn onto North Waiakalua Road.  The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity was not disclosed.  The driver of the truck, a 33-year-old Kapa’a man, was not injured.

Kuhio Highway was shut down near North Waiakalua Road in both directions for the crash investigation.

At this point, investigators do not believe that speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the accident.

If you have been the victim of a motorcycle accident caused by another driver, turn to the skilled Hawaii motorcycle accident lawyers at the Recovery Law Center for legal guidance.  We will help you calculate and pursue the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call us at (808) 427-3088 or contact us online to learn more about our services during a free and confidential 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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