WAILUKU, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A child suffered life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car while skateboarding in Wailuku on Wednesday, Maui police said.
The incident happened at around 3:50 p.m.
Police said the boy was riding his skateboard on Maka Hou Loop when he was hit by a car driven by a 44-year-old woman.
The boy was transported to the Maui Medical Center.
The cause is still under investigation, but police do not believe speed, alcohol or drugs played any role at this point.