POSTED: 06:02 a.m. HST, May 08, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 06:13 a.m. HST, May 08, 2012
An 18-year-old Hauula man was in critical condition at the Queen's Medical Center after a moped accident overnight in Hauula.
Police said the man was driving a mo-ped towards Kahuku on Kamehameha Highway when he collided with a car, also going north, at about 11:30 p.m. near the Kawaipuna Street intersection.
Paramedics took the man in critical condition to the Queen's Medical Center. He was not wearing a helmet.
Police said it is not known if speed or alcohol are factors in the crash.
The 60-year-old Laie woman driving the car was not injured.
Police shut down Kamehameha Highway for about an hour, from about 2:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m., as they investigated the crash. Traffic was re-routed to Kaipapau Loop.