Motorcyclist flown to Oahu hospital after Kauai traffic crash
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Motorcyclist flown to Oahu hospital after Kauai traffic crash


A motorcyclist was medevaced to the Queen’s Medical Center Friday evening after sustaining serious injuries in a traffic crash with a pickup truck in Koloa, Kauai.

The 37-year-old man was driving the motorcycle north on Maluhia Road near Anne Knudsen Park at 4:54 p.m. when he crashed into a southbound pickup truck that was turning left onto Emi Road, Kauai police said.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

Maluhia Road was closed for about three hours following the crash. Traffic was diverted to Ala Kinoiki and Koloa roads.

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