Motorcyclist identified in Kauai fatal; elderly driver arrested
Source: Leilani Cabais
KAPAA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Police have identified the
52-year-old motorcyclist who died following a traffic crash in Kapa‘a on
Saturday as Thomas Newsome.
The driver of the sedan
involved in the fatal collision was arrested for second degree Negligent
Homicide. Charlotte Kaui, age 82 of Kapa‘a, was later released pending
According to a preliminary police report, the motorcycle and sedan collided as
Newsome was heading north on Kuhio Highway and Kaui was turning left onto
Lanikai Street from the southbound lane of the highway. The incident occurred
at approximately 5 p.m.
was transported to Wilcox Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
was also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. She has since been