HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department (HPD) reported that a 63-year-old woman died following a two-car crash in Waipahu at around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday.
Police said as a Toyota Sedan was exiting a driveway entrance of the Servco Auto Leeward, it was rear-ended by a Lexus SUV. The impact caused the SUV to be overturned onto the westbound lane of the Farrington Highway.
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The driver of the SUV was a 31-year-old man in serious condition and the passenger was a 63-year-old woman in critical condition. Both patients were taken to the hospital where the woman succumbed to her injuries and died.
According to police, the driver and the passenger did not appear to have worn their seatbelts.
The driver of the Sedan was a 74-year-old woman that sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment.
After the accident, officials closed Farrington Highway in both directions between Waipahu Depot and Mokuola streets. It was stated at around 2:50 p.m. that all lanes were opened.
Speed, drugs and alcohol did not appear to be contributing factors in the accident. The investigation is still ongoing.
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The traffic fatality is the 13th fatality on Oahu, as compared to 9 at this same time last year.