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Man injured after vehicle plunges over cliff in East Maui

(Image: Cassiejuniortai Fernandez Evison-vivit/MauiNow.com) (Image: Cassiejuniortai Fernandez Evison-vivit/MauiNow.com)
(Image: Cassiejuniortai Fernandez Evison-vivit/MauiNow.com) (Image: Cassiejuniortai Fernandez Evison-vivit/MauiNow.com)
KAHIKINUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 60-year-old man was injured after his vehicle went off a cliff in Kahikunui on Sunday, according to Maui police.

Police said around 11:30 a.m., a bystander reported hearing a male calling for help from within a vehicle near Piilani Highway just before the Manawainui Bridge. Officers discovered that the vehicle plunged roughly 100 feet to the bottom of the cliff.

A helicopter airlifted the man to safety where he was later transported to the Maui Medical Center in serious but stable condition.

Police do not know how long the vehicle had been there for. It’s also unknown whether speed, drugs or alcohol were factors.

Police are continuing to investigate.

(Photos courtesy of MauiNow.com)

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