Moped rider seriously injured

A 40-year-old Kahului man suffered life-threatening injuries when the moped he was operating collided into a car Thursday night on Dairy Road at Hukilike Street in Kahului, police said.

The collision occurred at 7:08 p.m. as a white 2015 Hyundai Sonata four-door sedan was traveling northwest on Dairy Road and negotiating a left turn onto Hukilike Street, police said. A blue 2016 Daixi Zhenhua moped, traveling southwest in the inner lane on Dairy Road, collided into the passenger side of the Hyundai, police said.

The moped operator, who wasn’t wearing a helmet, was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center emergency room in critical life-threatening condition, police said.

The 41-year-old Lakewood, Colo., man driving the Hyundai was wearing his seat belt and wasn’t injured, police said.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)