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Two visitors unharmed after driving over Maui cliff

Courtesy: Wendy Osher - Maui Now Courtesy: Wendy Osher - Maui Now
Courtesy: Wendy Osher - Maui Now Courtesy: Wendy Osher - Maui Now
Courtesy: Wendy Osher - Maui Now Courtesy: Wendy Osher - Maui Now

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two men are safe after their vehicle traveled over a 100-foot cliff on Maui's Kahekili Highway.

According to the Maui Police Department, the incident happened at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Mile Marker 10.

A spokesperson for the Maui Fire Department says both victims are from the mainland.

One of the victims, a male in his 20s from Belton, South Carolina, told investigators that he left his friend, a male in 30s from Lafayete, Calif., in the car and began hiking out.

A local resident then found him on the side of the road at about 5:30 a.m. and alerted police.

The Fire Department then dispatched E1, Air-1, and R10 to assist the stranded California male.

The victims were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Both men sustained some bruises and scratches, but were reportedly walking and talking.

Kahekili Highway remained open to traffic throughout the morning.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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