3 people injured in head-on collision on Maui

Courtesy: Dara Rampersad
Courtesy: Dara Rampersad

A head-on collision on Piilani Highway in Kihei sent three people to the hospital.

The accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police say a car going north on Piilani Highway hit another car coming in the opposite direction.

A 64-year-old Kahului woman and her 50-year-old passenger were taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center.

Police say the passenger suffered life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car that was hit, a 48-year-old Kahului man, was also taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police say everyone was wearing a seat belt and airbags were deployed in both cars.

It is unknown if speed, drugs, and alcohol were factors in the crash.

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