Moped rider critically injured in crash with car in Wailuku

Glenn Honda | |

WAILUKU, HI – A driver was arrested following an accident in Wailuku late Friday night that sent a moped rider to the hospital, reports Hawaii News Now.

The moped collided with a car in the area of Waiehu Beach Road and Eha Street at about 11 p.m., according to Maui police.

Investigators determined that the driver of a Honda sedan was making a left turn from Waiehu Beach Road onto Eha Street when he crashed head-on into an eastbound YN-50. The rider of the moped, a 53-year-old Waiehu man, was ejected and taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center with what were described as critical, life-threatening injuries.

Police said the driver of the sedan, a 19-year-old Lahaina male, stopped after the crash and helped provide first aid to the victim.

That driver, a 19-year-old man from Lahaina, was then arrested on multiple charges, including negligent injury in the first degree, operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, and consuming or possessing intoxicating liquor while operating a vehicle.

If you were hurt in a moped accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the road to recovery could be lengthy and very costly. That’s why you need the Hawaii moped traffic collision personal injury lawyers in Honolulu and Waipahu of the Recovery Law Center. Our Honolulu firm represents people suffering from injuries, pain, stress, and financial difficulties due to moped accidents. To schedule a free consultation regarding your case, call us at (808) 427-3088 or complete our contact form.

Glenn T. Honda

For over 29 years, attorney Glenn Honda has helped people injured in accidents throughout Hawaii get the best outcome for their case, whether it’s maximizing their settlement, or balancing costs and risks vs. putting the whole experience behind them. As the founding attorney of the Recovery Law Center, he is passionate about helping his clients with their physical, emotional and financial recovery. Mr. Honda will fight to get you coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property and other costs related to your accident.


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