Crash on Kaukonahua Road kills motorcyclist

WAIALUA (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 26-year-old woman was killed Saturday, after her motorcycle collided with a Jeep on a notoriously dangerous stretch of Kaukonahua Road in Central Oahu.

The crash happened at the S curve near Waialua at about 2:00 p.m. Saturday. The motorcycle rider was taken to Wahiawa General Hospital in critical condition, where she was pronounced dead.

Emergency services officials said a 37-year-old woman in the Jeep was taken to Queen's Medical Center in serious condition, while a child in the Jeep was transported to Queen's in good condition.

Officers closed Kaukonahua Road for about three hours during the investigation.

Police said speed is a factor in this crash on behalf of the motorcyclist. They said she was not wearing a helmet.

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