Motorcyclist Dies in Traffic Crash in Hāmākua District

July 5, 2022, 8:23 AM HST
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Authorities are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in the Hāmākua District Monday night that closed a portion of Highway 19 in both directions in Honomū for several hours.

According to Hawai‘i Fire officials, a motorcyclist and vehicle collided near mile marker 13. The motorcyclist died and there were three others who suffered minor injuries.

Hawai‘i Police issued a road closure alert at 9:20 p.m. The area reopened at 1:30 a.m. today. The crash is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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