A 35-year-old man was taken to a hospital in critical condition early today after he was thrown from his motorcycle in Pearl City.
At approximately 1:20 a.m., police said the man was traveling westbound on Kamehameha Highway just past Kuala Street at a “high rate of speed.” He lost control of his motorcycle, veered onto a grassy median and back onto the roadway when he was thrown from his motorcycle onto the road.
Police said he was wearing a helmet.
Speed was a factor. It’s unknown at this time whether alcohol was involved.
Police shut down the highway between Kuala and Waihona Streets to investigate and reopened the roadway at about 4:20 a.m.
Police are continuing their investigation.