November 9, 2010 – Oahu, Hawaii – Daily Me reports that a 22-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle accident on Pali Highway.
The woman was killed on October 16 when she lost control of her 2009 Suzuki motorcycle. The motorcycle accident occurred just before a sharp turn in the Honolulu-bound lanes of Pali Highway. After she lost control of her motorcycle, she hit a median and was thrown from her bike.
After the woman was thrown from her motorcycle, a second motorcyclist, a 23-year-old male driver, ran over her. The woman reportedly died as a result of multiple injuries to her body. The 23-year-old male motorcyclist was taken to Queen’s Medical Center. He suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries to his body.
So far, this is the 47th traffic fatality on Oahu this year, in comparison to 44 traffic fatalities at the same time last year.
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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