Motorcycle accident on Maui leaves 18-year-old with life-threatening injuries

KIHEI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui police are investigating a motorcycle accident Friday that left an 18-year-old Kihei man with life-threatening injuries.

Officials say it happened at the intersection of Piilani Highway and Kaonoulu Street at around 7:15 p.m.

A preliminary investigation reportedly showed a 48-year-old Kihei man, driving a silver sedan, was traveling north on Piilani Highway when he began to make a left turn onto Kaonoulu Street. That's when officials say the 18-year-old driving a motorcycle, collided into the car on the passenger's side.

The man was rushed to Maui Memorial Medical Center for treatment.

Officials say the 18-year-old was wearing a helmet. The involvement of speed and drugs and alcohol has not been determined as the investigation is still pending.

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