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2ND MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN AS MANY DAYS: LATEST INCIDENT RESULTS IN CRITICAL INJURIES

January 23, 2009, 8:47 AM HST
* Updated January 23, 9:54 AM
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A second motorcycle accident in as many days has occurred on Maui’s roadways.  Maui police say a 44-year-old Kula man is in critical condition following the evening accident reported shortly after 7:30 last night on Omaopio Road, Upcountry.  The man lost control of the motorcycle he was operating and was ejected from the bike.  Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet.  A day before, on Wednesday, January 21st, 21-year-old Jonathan Davis suffered fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident on the Hana Highway.  Authorities are investigating speed as a possible factor in that incident.  Both incidents remain under investigation.

(Posted by Wendy Osher:  Friday, January 23, 2009)

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