July 19, 2010 – Honolulu, HI – Police are investigating the potentially complicated death of a Kihei man after a single-vehicle crash on Kilohana Drive Monday evening.
In the latest report from KITV, police say the man was driving his sedan when it hit a curb. The sedan then clipped a utility pole support wire, causing it to flip off road. No other vehicles were involved.
Paramedics arrived on the scene and transported the man to Maui Memorial Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. However, police involved in the case say that he may have died from injuries sustained prior to the crash. An autopsy has been ordered to determine a cause of death.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s 2008 Crash Statistics, there were 107 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in Hawaii.
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Common accidents include, but are not limited to:
- single-vehicle accidents;
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
- accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers;
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