Anahola crash results in serious injuries


The Kauai Police Dept. reports Friday that a traffic collision that happened in Anahola on Thursday afternoon resulted in serious injuries for two people.

The crash occurred on Kukuihale Road at approximately 1:20 p.m. when a Honda Civic apparently struck a motorcycle. According to a preliminary investigation, the Honda was heading east, near the Pilipoli Road intersection, when it apparently veered off the roadway and struck a motorcycle in the eastbound shoulder.

Both the vehicle and the motorcycle landed in a field off the roadway.

The operator of the motorcycle, a 22-year-old Anahola man, and the 18-year-old female driver of the Honda, also from Anahola, were transported to Wilcox Hospital with serious injuries.

They have both since been released.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

A portion of Kukuihale Road was closed from approximately 1:30 p.m. to 6:20 p.m. as officers conducted an on-scene investigation.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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