Moped rider critical

A 54-year-old Lihu‘e man was airlifted to The Queen’s Medical Center on O‘ahu after suffering injuries in a moped accident on Kaua‘i over the weekend.

Gary Craft was attempting to make a left turn while riding a moped from Ulu Maika Road onto Nuhou Road in Lihu‘e at around 8:20 a.m. Saturday.

He lost control of the moped and struck a concrete wall on the south side of Nuhou Road, a county news release states.

Craft was taken to Wilcox Memorial Hospital in an ambulance and then airlifted to The Queen’s Medical Center for treatment.

He remained in critical condition yesterday afternoon, a hospital spokesperson said.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.