Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-01-16 22:10:26 –
Puna, Hawaii (KHON2) — An unidentified motorcyclist died on Friday, January 15, after crossing a truck at the intersection of Makuu Drive and 24th Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area of the Big Island of Hawaii.
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According to police, a 2013 Honda motorcycle driver was traveling south on 24th Avenue around 4 pm and did not stop at the stop sign at the Maku Drive intersection.
Later, motorcyclists broadside the 1999 Nissan truck that was driving Mauka on Maku Drive.
According to officials, the motorcycle driver was unresponsive at the scene before being transferred to the Hilo Medical Center, which was sentenced to death at 5:27 pm.
The truck driver, a 67-year-old Hiro man, was not injured.
Police have determined that speed and carelessness in driving are the causes of the collision. According to police, it is not yet clear whether alcohol or drugs played a role.
The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. This is the second big island road fatalities in 2021 compared to one traffic-related death in the same period in 2020.
An autopsy was ordered to pinpoint the cause of death.
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