Dirt Biker Airlifted From West Maui Crashsite
By Wendy Osher
Firefighters on Maui airlifted a Maui man from Kahana Ridge over the weekend after he was injured in dirtbike accident.
The incident was reported on Saturday afternoon about a half mile above Lahainaluna High School in an old sugar cane field, officials said.
Authorities say the 52-year-old man was riding alone when he crashed his dirt bike and was unable to move.
Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said the man sustained non-life threatening injuries to his wrist and leg.
After being airlifted to a landing zone, the man was then transported by medics to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for further treatment.