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Moped rider critically injured following head-on collision in Makakilo

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MAKAKILO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A moped rider was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a head-on collision with a SUV Tuesday night in Makakilo, Emergency Medical Services said.

EMS said it happened shortly after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Makakilo Drive and Palahia Street.

Honolulu police said the 64-year-old man from Makakilo was traveling southbound on Makakilo Drive when he collided with the SUV driven by a 21-year-old female who was turning onto Makakilo Drive from Palahia Street.

The moped rider was not wearing a helmet at the time, officials said.

Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV did not suffer major injuries.

Police said speed appears to be a contributing factor, but it's unknown if alcohol was a factor.

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