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Man in critical condition after crash in North Hilo

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A man is fighting for his life after a multiple vehicle crash in North Hilo on the Big Island.

Just before 10 a.m. on Friday, a truck was driving on Highway 19 near Maulua Gulch when it crossed the center line and collided with a semi-truck.

Officials say the semi-truck collided head on with a sedan.

Five people were taken to Hilo Medical Center, with one man in critical condition.

It is unknown if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

Police initially closed one lane of Highway 19 as they completed their investigation, but reopened the road around 4 p.m.

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