Motorcyclist ran red light before crashing into jeep at Wahiawa intersection

Motorcyclist ran red light before crashing into jeep at Wahiawa
Motorcyclist ran red light before crashing into jeep at Wahiawa


HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu police are investigating a crash in Wahiawa that left a 34-year-old motorcyclist in critical condition on Thursday.

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Kamehameha Highway near Wilikina Drive, snarling traffic for hours.

According to the Honolulu Police Department, a black Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling south on Kamehameha Highway when it reportedly disregarded a red traffic signal light at the Wilikina Drive intersection and crashed into a gray Jeep.

Investigators said the Jeep was headed north on Kamehameha Highway and making a left turn onto Wilikina Drive. The 27-year-old driver of the Jeep sustained minor injuries.

According to Emergency Medical Services, the motorcyclist suffered “extensive injuries” and was transported to the hospital in critical condition. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

HPD said speed does not appear to be a factor but are investigating whether alcohol or drugs played a role.

A portion of Kamehameha Highway between Ohai Street to Wilikina Drive was shut down but it has since been reopened.

An investigation remains ongoing.

This story will be updated.



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