Maui woman critically injured after being struck by motorcycle

A 28-year-old Lahaina woman is in extremely critical condition after she was struck by a motorcycle early Thursday morning.

According to Maui police, the crash happened at about 1:45 a.m. on Honoapiilani Highway at the intersection of Hoohui Road in Lahaina.

Police say a 2006 black Kawasaki ZX 14, operated by a 46-year-old Lahaina man, was heading south on the highway when it struck the woman, who was not in a marked crosswalk.

The woman was taken to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in extremely critical condition.

The operator of the motorcycle sustained a fractured right arm and was also taken to the hospital.

Police say alcohol possibly played a role in the crash. Speed is also suspected, but is still under investigation.

Related story: Honoapiilani Highway reopened after critical motorcycle accident on Maui

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