Motorcyclist critically injured in Big Island crash

Motorcyclist critically injured in Big Island crash
A 38-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured Thursday in a Waikoloa crash. (Image: Viewer)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 38-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured Thursday in a Waikoloa crash, Big Island police said.

The victim was identified as Jessie Lee Stacy, of Waikoloa.

Jessie Lee Stacy was critically injured Thursday after his motorcycle was hit in Waikoloa. (Image: Lori Lynn Batino)
Jessie Lee Stacy was critically injured Thursday after his motorcycle was hit in Waikoloa. (Image: Lori Lynn Batino)

Police said the incident happened about 5 p.m., when a 2018 Nissan Altima being driven by a 61-year-old California man made a left turn from Waikoloa Road onto Uluwehi Street.

Police said the Altima collided with a blue 2001 Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling westbound.

Stacy was taken to the North Hawaii Community Hospital in critical condition, and later airlifted to the Queen’s Medical Center.

The driver of the Nissan and his passenger, a 60-year-old woman, were not injured.

Police do not believe speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is being asked to call police at 326-4646, extension 229.

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