HPD: 23-year-old critically injured in Pearl City crash was not wearing seat belt
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 23-year-old man is in critical condition after crashing into a parked trailer in Pearl City.
The Honolulu Police Department said the incident happened around 7 a.m. Monday when the driver traveling eastbound on Waihona Street veered into the opposite lane of traffic. Police said he then drove into the shoulder lane where he collided with a parked trailer.
Authorities said this caused the parked trailer to push back into another parked trailer.
Officials said the 23-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Police said he suffered critical injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.
At this time, police said speed appears to be a factor in the crash, but it’s unknown if drugs or alcohol are factors.
An investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the HPD Traffic Division at 808-723-3413.
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