Elderly woman dies from injuries sustained in Atkinson Drive crash

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The passenger in a car that crashed on Atkinson Drive last month has died from her injuries.

She was Janet Okuhara, 87, of Honolulu.

Shortly after 12 p.m. on Oct. 18, police say that a woman driving a car on Atkinson sideswiped another car and then eventually slammed head-on into a wall.

Okuhara suffered neck injuries and died Thursday, Nov. 3.

The cause and manner of her death is still pending results of an autopsy.

It is unknown at this time as to the condition of the 86-year-old driver.

This death marks the 45th traffic fatality on Oahu this year, compared to 40 as of this date last year.

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