Man Dies in Single-Car Crash - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Man Dies in Single-Car Crash

(KHNL) - A 47-year old man is dead following a single car crash late Friday night.

The collision occured shortly after 11:00 Friday night on Punchbowl Street.

The man was driving north on Punchbowl when his vehicle crossed over to the southbound lanes of traffic. It left the roadway, went up a dirt embankment and collided witht he concrete side of the H-1 Freeway overpass.

The man was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead.

According to police, speed appears to be a factor in this crash. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor.

The Punchbowl onramp and one southbound lane of the Punchbowl offramp was closed for investigation. It was reopened about an hour later.

This is the 46th traffic fatality, as compared to 67 at the same time last year.

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