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Man critically injured in moped crash in Hawaii Kai

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                                A traffic camera screenshot from the intersection of Kalanianaole Highway and Hawaii Kai Drive, near Kawaihae Street.

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    A traffic camera screenshot from the intersection of Kalanianaole Highway and Hawaii Kai Drive, near Kawaihae Street.

Paramedics treated and a took a 24-year-old man to the hospital in critical condition early this morning after he lost control of the moped he was driving and hit a curb on Kalanianaole Highway in Hawaii Kai.

Police said the moped was traveling east on Kalanianaole Highway when the driver lost control of his moped and hit the medial curb. No other vehicles were involved. The incident was reported at 4:19 a.m. at Kalanianaole Highway and Kawaihae Street by Emergency Medical Services.

The victim was not wearing a helmet and suffered multiple injuries, EMS said.

Police closed two westbound lanes of Kalanianaole Highway near the accident for about two hours for the accident investigation.

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