Man dies after crashing his car in Mililani

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 79-year-old man died Wednesday after losing control of his car and crashing in Mililani, according to police.

The accident happened at about 7 a.m. at Meheula Parkway and Kuahelani Avenue.

The man's 2004 Toyota Corolla hit a traffic light pole and continued through the intersection stopping at a second traffic light, police said.

The man was taken to the hospital in serious condition but later died.

The city Medical Examiner's Office will perform an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

Police said the man was the fifth person to die in a traffic crash on Oahu this year compared to three at this time last year.

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