Man in critical condition after paraglider crash in Maui

KULA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A paraglider was critically injured Saturday after he apparently slammed into a hillside along Haleakala.

The 49-year-old man was with a group of paragliders when he reportedly ran into trouble at around 1:45 p.m. Officials said the man suffered head injuries after he crashed into trees and then the hillside in Kula.

The man was airlifted to Maui Memorial Medical Center.

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