Waikapū Woman Suffers Fatal Injuries in Honoapiʻilani Rollover Crash
A 24-year-old Waikapū woman suffered fatal injuries in a rollover accident on the Honoapiʻilani Highway on Saturday.
Maui police have since identified the woman as Aliya Hue Sing.
Police say Hue Sing was operating a maroon 2008 Honda Accord four-door sedan and was traveling East in the Wailuku-bound direction at around 4:43 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.
Police say the accident occurred about 82 feet east of the Ukumehame Firing Range Road and 0.3 miles east of mile marker 12 of the highway.
The collision occurred when the Accord Hue Sing was driving passed left of center and began travelling east in the westbound lanes.
Police say the Honda then veered further left colliding into a white 2018 Nissan Sentra four-door sedan, which pulled off the road and was within the westbound shoulder. According to police reports, the Honda continued east into the dirt where it collided into a tree and subsequently rolled over.
As a result of this crash, Hue Sing sustained fatal injuries and died after being transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center.
All the individuals within the Nissan Sentra were uninjured as a result of the collision, according to police.
Police say Hue Sing was properly wearing her seatbelt.
The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol has not been determined as the investigation is still pending.
This was Maui County’s 15th fatality compared 11 this same time last year.