HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police reported that a 13-year-old boy died after an accident that occurred in the Waipahu area.
The incident happened at around 5:20 p.m. on Sunday. Two vehicles and a boy riding an electric bicycle were involved.
Police said as the boy was traveling westbound on Waipahu Street, he rear-ended a Toyota SUV near the intersection of Peke Lane.
The boy then veered into the opposite bound lane and was struck by a Toyota pickup truck.
Neither of the drivers of the two vehicles was injured, and they remained at the scene.
The driver of the SUV was a 28-year-old female and the truck was driven by a 66-year-old male who had a 67-year-old passenger with him.
Police said the boy was not wearing a helmet and was taken to the hospital in critical condition, where he later died from his injuries.
Speed, drugs and alcohol were not factors in the accident, according to police.
HNL Info Alerts reported that after the accident Waipahu Street was closed in both directions from Peke Lane to Hiana Place for police investigation.
This incident amounts to the 16th traffic fatality on Oahu this year. At the same in 2021, there were 13.
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The investigation is ongoing.