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Honolulu, HI – Man Killed in Rollover at HI-72 & Hanauma Bay Rd

December 28, 2022

Honolulu, HI (December 28, 2022) – An elderly man was killed, and an elderly woman suffered serious injuries after a single-vehicle accident in Honolulu on Monday, December 26. 

The deadly crash took place on HI-72 near Hanauma Bay Road at around 7:40 p.m. A woman was driving a vehicle when she lost control and hit a guardrail. The car overturned several times. An 84-year-old man riding in the vehicle sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The 79-year-old woman driving the car suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for aid. Speed may have been a factor in the accident. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Rollover Crashes in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Man Killed in Rollover at HI-72 & Hanauma Bay RdThe rollover death rate rose rapidly as a result of the early 1980s SUV boom. By 2010, rollover accidents with fatalities had dramatically decreased thanks to improved auto designs that lowered the center of gravity. According to statistics from 2014, 66% of all rollover fatalities were attributable to passengers who were not buckled in at the time of the collision. A little over 45% of Americans think an SUV is safer than a regular passenger car on a trip.

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Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports, local and state police incident reports to create these posts. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this particular accident, so if there is any information that is incorrect, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical assistance immediately.

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