HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department is investigating a critical accident in the Waikīkī area that involved three vehicles.

HPD reported the crash at around 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15 after an 82-year-old man traveling eastbound on Kalākaua Avenue rear-ended another vehicle.

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The other vehicle that was struck was a Subaru driven by a 68-year-old female. As a result of the collision, the Subaru then rear-ended a white Honda operated by a 30-year-old female.

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services administered advanced life support to an 82-year-old man who sustained critical injuries and was sent to the hospital.

The operator of the Subaru and its passenger was treated at the scene. The driver of the Honda was hospitalized in serious condition.

According to police, speed appears to be a factor in the collision.

While officials were at the scene they closed both lanes on Kalākaua Avenue; however, the road has since been reopened.

UPDATE: On Friday, Feb. 3, the Honolulu Medical Examiner contacted HPD’s Traffic Division, Vehicular Homicide Section to notify them that the 82-year-old male succumbed to his injuries.

The man has been identified as Silvino Tesoro, Jr. of Honolulu.

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According to HPD, this is the fifth traffic fatality on O’ahu. In 2022 at this time, O’ahu had seen four deaths due to vehicle collisions/accidents.

This is an ongoing investigation.