Wailuku man dies after motor scooter accident on Maui

Kahului Beach Road

A Wailuku man is dead after an accident on Maui.

The crash was reported just before 10:30 p.m. Monday at Kahului Beach Road and Kaihee Place.

Police say a motor scooter traveling south on Kahului Beach Road collided into a 2006 Cadillac traveling north on Kahului Beach Road, trying to make a left turn to Kaihee Place.

Authorities say the 54-year-old motor scooter operator was transported to the hospital where he later died. The 25-year-old driver was wearing his seat belt and sustained no injuries in the crash.

Police say the involvement of speed, drugs, and alcohol are still pending as the investigation is ongoing. This is Maui County’s 15th fatality for 2015, as compared to 15 at the same time as last year.

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