Moped rider in critical condition after crashing head-on into car in Makiki

Officials had closed down Wilder Ave on Makiki Street but it has since been reopened.
Published: Oct. 12, 2022 at 9:22 PM HST|Updated: Oct. 13, 2022 at 4:25 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 20-year-old woman is in critical condition Wednesday night following a car crash in Makiki, officials said.

The incident happened around 7:45 p.m. at the intersection of Wilder Avenue and Makiki Street.

Police said a 31-year-old driver was attempting to make a turn at the intersection when she collided with a 20-year-old woman riding a moped.

Officials said the 20-year-old woman was ejected from the moped onto the roadway and suffered multiple injuries. Authorities said she was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

EMS treated and transported the woman in critical condition to a nearby hospital.

Meanwhile, police said the driver of the vehicle sustained no injuries.

At this time, neither speed, drugs, nor alcohol appear to be contributing factors.

An investigation remains ongoing.

This story may be updated.