Police identify victim of Ka’u motorcycle collision as Ocean View man

Glenn Honda | |

KA’U, HI – The Hawaii Police Department released new details regarding a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred last Thursday.

Police said the victim of the crash in Ka’u has been positively identified as 59-year-old Andre Joseph Fournier Sr. of Ocean View.

The incident happened at the intersection of Mamalahoa Highway and Leilani Street, where officers responded at about 5:37 p.m.  An investigation indicated that Fournier was driving a 2022 Kawasaki KLX300 motorcycle south and overtook several vehicles near the Manuka State Park entrance.

After passing the vehicles, the motorcycle was seen crossing over the double solid yellow lines and then hit a rock embankment on the mauka side of the highway.

Fournier was ejected from the bike and pronounced dead after being taken to the Kona Community Hospital.

The Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit is investigating the crash, the 18th traffic fatality this year compared to 8 at this time last year.

If you have experienced a motorcycle accident, let the skilled Hawaii motorcycle accident lawyers at the Recovery Law Center provide you with 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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