HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Maui Police Department reported a fatal motor vehicle collision on Sunday, July 31 around 9:13 a.m. on Kahekili Highway.
A moped was traveling northbound when it crashed into a motorcycle that was going southbound on Kahekili Highway, according to MPD.
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Police said both drivers were ejected onto the road. The moped driver, a 40-year-old female from Wailuku was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in serious condition.
The motorcyclist, a 68-year-old male, also from Wailuku, died at the scene. The victim was later identified by police as Thomas Santos.
Police investigation revealed that both drivers were not wearing a helmet and do not know if speed, drugs, or alcohol was involved in the crash.
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This is the 14th traffic fatality on Maui compared to the same time 10 last year.