Three people were injured, one critically, in a three-vehicle collision today near the Marine Camp access road in Wailua.
According to Kauai police, a Honda sedan was traveling north on Kuhio Highway when it collided with an oncoming Ford sports utility vehicle making a left turn onto the access road. A Chevrolet pickup truck traveling behind the sedan then crashed into the SUV.
A 48-year-old Kapaa woman who was a passenger in the SUV sustained critical injuries and was transported to Wilcox Medical Center. The driver, a 47-year-old man, also from Kapaa, was taken to the medical center in serious condition.
The driver of the sedan, a 28-year-old Kapaa woman, also was taken to the medical center, where she was treated and released.
The driver of the truck, a 53-year-old Kapaa man, was uninjured.
Police closed Kuhio Highway and rerouted southbound traffic to Wailua Bypass Road while an investigation was conducted and the road cleared of debris.