HONOLULU (KHON2) — Honolulu Police Department responded to a vehicle crash on Ala Wai Boulevard near Lili’uokalani Avenue on Friday, Nov. 25. at approximately 8:30 a.m. in the Waikīkī area.

According to HPD, the driver was an 85-year-old man who was fatally wounded in the accident; the passenger, an 87-year-old female, was not injured.

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The driver and his passenger were moving westbound on Ala Wai Boulevard when he suddenly without cause swerved right and hit a tree, said HPD. He was taken to a local hospital in serious condition when he succumbed to his injuries.

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HPD Traffic Division, Vehicular Homicide Section ruled that “at this time, neither speed, alcohol nor drugs appear to contribute to this collision.”

HPD said the investigation is still ongoing.