Moped rider critically injured in crash on Kalanianaole Hwy.

Moped rider critically injured in crash on Kalanianaole Hwy.
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HAWAII KAI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A moped river was critically injured after crashing into a median along Kalanianaole Highway early Friday, Honolulu police said.

The crash happened around 4:15 a.m. near Kawaihae Street.

A police investigation revealed that the 25-year-old man was traveling eastbound and may have fallen asleep before hitting a median.

He was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition.

Authorities said he was not wearing a helmet at the time.

The crash closed westbound lanes of Kalanianaole Highway during the investigation. Lanes were reopened around 6:30 a.m.

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