Moped rider critically injured in Diamond Head crash

Diamond Head Road

A Honolulu man was hospitalized in critical condition Monday afternoon after crashing his moped at Diamond Head.

It happened at 1:20 p.m. on Diamond Head Road, 264 feet east of Beach Road.

According to police, the 30-year-old was riding a moped eastbound when he hit the raised edge of the asphalt curb, lost control and was ejected.

He was rushed to Queen’s Medical Center with head injuries. Police said he was not wearing a helmet.

Speed, alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.

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