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Update: Piʻilani Highway now OPEN following near-fatal accident

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Piʻilani Hwy at Lipoa (7:45 p.m. 7.30.22) PC: Hawaiʻi DOT

Update: (10:57 p.m., 7.30.22)

A motorcyclist is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries as the result of a crash on the Piʻilani Highway on Saturday night.

The collision was reported at around 5:37 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2022 on the highway, about 549 feet south of Kūlanihākoʻi Street in Kīhei.

A preliminary police investigation reveals that a black 2022 Harley Davidson PCMC, operated by a 37-year-old Wailuku male, was traveling northbound on Piʻilani Highway, weaving through the center delineators within the construction zone, when he lost control and was ejected onto the roadway.

The full update is posted here.

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Update: (8:03 p.m., 7.30.22)

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Piʻilani Highway is now OPEN following a near-fatal traffic collision reported earlier this evening. The accident was reported on the highway between Kūlanihākoʻi Street to Piʻikea Avenue. Police tell Maui Now that one of the vehicles involved was a motorcycle.


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Upate: (758 p.m. 7.30.22)

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Piʻilani Highway remains closed from Kūlanihākoʻi Street to Piʻikea Avenue due to a traffic crash. Motorists can expect very slow moving traffic on South Kīhei Road, which is being used as an alternate route. Traffic Investigators are on the scene, at this time. Maui police say a preliminary investigation reveals the accident was a “near-fatal” collision. One of the vehicles involved was a motorcycle.

*This post will be updated with more information as it becomes available.

Piʻilani Hwy Road Closure (5:53 p.m. 7.30.22)

Piʻilani Highway from Kūlanihākoʻi Street to Piʻikea Avenue is closed due to a traffic crash. Motorists can expect very slow moving traffic on South Kīhei Road, which is being used as an alternate route.

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