Maui police investigate near-fatal vehicle crash

Maui police investigate near-fatal vehicle crash

MAKAWAO, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A vehicle crash in Makawao sent four people to the hospital Monday night where one was in critical condition, according to Maui police.

Authorities said at approximately 10:55 p.m., a Toyota Tundra pickup truck was traveling north on Makani Road when it lost control around a turn and overturned on the roadway near Pau Hana Road, ejecting two rear seat passengers.

One of those passengers, a 16-year-old female, suffered critical injuries. The other rear seat passenger, a 17-year-old female, sustained non-life threatening injuries along with a 16-year-old female and the 18-year-old male driver.

An 18-year-old male passenger, who was seated in the front of the truck, was not injured.

The four injured individuals were transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for further investigation.

Police are investigating whether speed, drugs and alcohol are factors in the crash.

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