12-year-old boy injured on highway in Lihue - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

12-year-old boy injured on highway in Lihue

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A twelve-year-old boy was taken to Wilcox Hospital on Maui with minor injuries yesterday evening, after he was hit on his bicycle crossing Kuhio Highway.

Authorities say the victim was not in a marked crosswalk when he attempted to cross the the highway from the north to southbound lane around 6:35 p.m. 

Following the crash, the southbound lane was closed for about ten minutes. The inner lane was reopened after ten minutes and all lanes reopened by 7 p.m.

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