MAUI SUFFERS 6TH TRAFFIC FATALITY IN 2009
A Kahului woman has since died of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash that occurred on March 20th at the Hina/Kamehameha Avenue intersection in central Maui.
The victim, identified as 89-year-old Mildred Richardson, died Monday, March 30, 2009.
Richardson was a passenger in a 1993 Ford Explorer that had flipped on its side during the collision with a 1999 Hyundai.Â Richardson was partially ejected and was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.Â She later sought treatment at a medical facility on Oahu.
The crash was reported at around 8:37 a.m. on Friday March 20, 20009. Â Authorities say there were posted stop signs as well as flashing warning lights on the Kamehameha Avenue sides of the intersection.
The death is Maui’s 6th traffic fatality this year compared to five at the same time last year.
(Posted by Wendy OSHER Â© 2009)