MOLOA’A — A head-on crash of two vehicles on Kuhio Highway sent four people to
hospitals Friday morning.
An American Medical Response spokesperson said
three ambulances were dispatched to the crash, which occurred at about 9:40
a.m. near Meadow Gold Dairy.
According to Kaua’i Police, a Ford
multi-purpose vehicle traveling north with three occupants from O’ahu was
struck by a Nissan four-door sedan traveling south.
The sedan “crossed the
centerline and struck the northbound vehicle,” police said.
driver, a male, suffered multiple injuries and was flown to Queen’s Medical
Center on O’ahu for further treatment.
The male driver of the Ford was
admitted to Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Lihu’e, suffering from multiple
injuries, officials reported.
Information on the conditions of the drivers
was not available.
The two Ford passengers, a male and female, were treated
and released at Wilcox.
“Speed is a possible factor in this crash, and an
investigation is continuing,” police said in a prepared statement.
accident was the second serious head-on collision on Kaua’i roads this week. A
17-year-old driver, Keikipunaheleokalani B. Kaliko, of Kekaha, died after the
car he was driving crashed with a pickup truck on Kaumualii Highway Tuesday
Six other motorists in that mishap were taken to
Staff writer Dennis Wilken can be reached at 245-3681 (ext.