Motorcyclist hurt in crash, falls onto H-1 freeway
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Motorcyclist hurt in crash, falls onto H-1 freeway

  • HONOLULU.GOV

    This traffic camera image taken tonight shows a police vehicle blocking all eastbound lanes of H-1 Freeway at the Vineyard offramp for a critical crash.

A 27-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured after a crash tonight on Liliha Street. Police said the Honolulu man was heading north on Liliha when he lost control of the vehicle while trying to make a turn onto the H-1 freeway on-ramp. Police said he was ejected and landed on the eastbound lanes of the H-1.

Emergency Medical Services said the man was taken by ambulance to a hospital in critical condition. Police said he was later upgraded to serious condition at The Queen’s Medical Center.

The single-vehicle accident occurred at about 7:15 p.m. The man was not wearing a helmet, EMS reported.

Police closed all eastbound lanes of the H-1 freeway at the Vineyard off-ramp but reopened it by 8:15 p.m.

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