Police officers from Wailuku responded to a multiple vehicle crash Monday night on Haleakala Highway.
The crash occurred just above Firebreak Road in Kahului, causing a temporary closure of that intersection.
Upon investigation, it was determined that a vehicle was traveling north down Haleakala Highway when the driver lost control and crossed over the undivided center median and collided into another vehicle which was headed in the opposite direction. The northbound vehicle then continued on and collided into two other vehicles that were also traveling up the highway.
As a result, a 21-year-old Kihei man from was extricated from one of the vehicles by fire department personnel and was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.
The injuries to the other people involved in this accident ranged from none to minor. The only other person transported to the hospital was a minor who was in good condition.
An ongoing investigation has so far revealed that one of the vehicles involved was reported stolen earlier that morning, Monday, May 23. The involvement of speed, drugs, and alcohol are still pending.