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Man suffers critical head injuries after moped accident in Waianae

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A moped accident in Waianae Wednesday night left a 20-year-old man in critical condition, according to the Emergency Medical Services.

Honolulu police said the moped rider was traveling north on Waianae Valley Road at around 9 p.m. when he struck a rock wall and telephone pole on the left side of the road.

He was taken to the hospital and suffered critical head injuries. Officials said he was not wearing a helmet.

It's unknown if alcohol was involved, but speed does not appear to be a factor.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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