Police: medical condition may have led to Aiea crash

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

AIEA (KHNL) - A Pearl City man is dead following a one-car crash in Aiea.

It happened on Kamehameha Highway near Kaonohi Street at about 5:30 am Thursday. Investigators believe the driver may have had a heart attack before the collision.

Police say the 53-year-old man was heading east on the highway, when his car veered off the road. It hit a light post and a concrete wall.

Paramedics rushed the victim to a nearby hospital, where he died.