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Near Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

December 24, 2017, 10:33 PM HST
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On Sunday, December 24, 2017 at about 12:22 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on Lower Kula Road at the intersection of Pulehuiki Road in Kula. The collision occurred as a 2005 Honda multi-purpose vehicle was traveling south-bound on Lower Kula Road and making a left turn onto Pulehuiki Road when it collided into a dirt bike that was traveling in the opposite direction down Lower Kula Road.

 

The operator of the Honda, a 52 year old male from Kula, suffered minor injuries and was released at the scene.

 

The operator of the dirt bike, a 52 year old male from Kula, was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition and treated for injuries.

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The roadway was closed for about three hours as police investigated.

 

The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol are unknown pending further investigation.

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