July 31, 2022, 5:28 PM HST
* Updated August 1, 4:26 PM
Maui law enforcement have due to the fact identified the sufferer of Sunday’s lethal motorcycle accident on the Kahekili Freeway as 68-year-aged Thomas Santos of Wailuku. The Maui Law enforcement Section extended condolences to the man’s family and good friends.
A 68-yr-previous male using a bike died Sunday morning just after a moped crossed the middle line of Kahekili Freeway in Wailuku and hit him head-on, in accordance to the Maui police.
The operator of the moped, a 40-year-aged female from Wailuku, was transported in significant situation to Maui Memorial Medical Center. The motorcycle operator, also from Wailuku, died at the scene. His id is getting withheld for 24 hrs to allow his family members time to notify extended family and pals.
The collision transpired at about 9:13 a.m. and 148 feet north of Malaihi Street on Kahekili Freeway (340). The police departmentʻs preliminary investigation mentioned a black 2019 Sanyang moped was traveling northbound on Kahekili Highway when it crossed remaining of middle and struck a blue 1994 Harley Davidson motorcycle that was traveling southbound.
The two operators were ejected on to the roadway. Neither operator was sporting a helmet.
The investigation is ongoing, with the involvement of speed, medicines and alcohol pending.
This is Maui County’s 14th targeted visitors fatality of 2022, compared to 10 at the exact time last yr.