Man fights for his life after critical moped accident

A 44-year-old man from Kaneohe is fighting for his life this morning after being thrown from his moped into a parked truck.

The crash happened at about 1:30 p.m. yesterday on Mahakea Road.

Police say the driver has head and internal injuries after losing control of his moped, hitting a mailbox, then colliding into a parked truck.

He was not wearing a helmet.

The man was taken to Queens Medical Center in critical condition. Police say alcohol may be a factor.

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