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Pedestrian injured critically in Kahului accident

KAHULUI, Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Maui Police Department is investigating a near-fatal pedestrian accident. It happened early Saturday morning around 12:49 a.m. on Hana Highway in Kahului.

Police say a 27 year old Wailuku man was walking in the northbound lane on Hana Highway, 485 feet north of Hansen Road. That's when a 32 year old Pukalani man, who was driving a Honda Accord, struck the pedestrian.

Emergency officials transported the victim to Maui Memorial Medical Center in Wailuku in critical condition. The car's driver wasn't injured.

Police are investigating if speed, drugs, or alcohol were factors.

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