Motorcyclist killed in Kailua crash identified

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (KHNL) - The motorcyclist killed in a crash in Windward Oahu Sunday has been identified as Eric Souza, 46, of Pearl City.

Investigators say he was heading north with four other motorcyclists in the left lane of Kailua Road, when a rental van traveling in the right lane cut in front of them.

Souza's bike slammed into the van. He later died from his injuries.

A 43-year-old Kalihi man also crashed his motorcycle, and was rushed to a hospital in critical condition.

The 37-year-old visitor from Japan who was driving the van was not hurt.