Man Arrested Following Traffic Accident

ANAHOLA, Kauai (KHNL) -- Kauai police arrested a 33-year-old Kapaa man for third degree assault following a traffic accident Tuesday in Anahola .

Kevin Kaui is being held at police cellblock pending his arraignment.

Police say Kaui, who reportedly was a passenger in a Jeep Cherokee, assaulted a man whose car was parked on the shoulder of Kuhio Highway, shortly after the Jeep Cherokee rear-ended the man's rented Ford Mustang.

A preliminary report indicated that the Mustang was parked on the northbound shoulder of Kuhio Highway about one-half mile from mile marker 15 at around 2 pm when it was struck by a northbound SUV causing the SUV to flip over.

No one was seriously injured. All of the victims including two women, two men and two children were taken to Wilcox Hospital. They were treated and released.

Police are continuing their investigation of the accident.