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Man, 45, critically injured in moped crash in Ala Moana area

UPDATE: 7:30 a.m.

A 45-year-old man was critically injured in a moped crash in the Ala Moana area early today.

The crash occurred on Kona Street near Ala Moana Center just before 4:25 a.m.

Police said the moped rider was traveling east on the roadway when he hit a curb, causing him to lose control and fall to the ground.

He was taken in critical condition to The Queen’s Medical Center.

Police said speed, alcohol or drugs were not involved. He was not wearing a helmet, according to EMS.

6:05 a.m.

Kona Street was reopened around 6 a.m. after the crash scene was cleared.

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Police have closed Kona Street by Ala Moana Center after a motor vehicle collision this morning.

Both directions of Kona Street between Mahukona and Keeaumoku streets have been closed.

Motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

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