Single car collision in Koloa Thursday

KOLOA — An 18 year-old driver escaped serious injury in a single-car collision Thursday.

The accident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. along Kaumuali‘i Highway, just east of the Maluhia Rd. junction, according to Kaua‘i Police Department spokeswoman Sarah Blane.

According to police, the Kapa‘a man was heading west when his blue Honda Accord veered off the road and struck a guardrail along the westbound shoulder of the highway.

There were no passengers in the vehicle at the time of the collision.

No other injuries were reported.

The driver was transported to Wilcox Hospital with non-life threatening injuries a he remains at this time.


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