HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 54-year-old man from Kailua-Kona sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of a single-vehicle collision on Saturday evening near Pu’u Wa’awa’a.

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The Hawaii Police Department responded to a call at 10:11 p.m. and determined that a silver 2023 Jeep Wrangler was traveling South on Mamalahoa Highway when it ran off the right shoulder several times before striking a wood utility pole.

The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected form the vehicle.

He sustained head and internal injuries and was taken to the Kona Community Hospital.

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Upon further evaluation, he was taken to Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu, where he’s currently listed in critical condition.