Motorcyclist sent to Queens after crash

LIHUE — A motorcyclist was medevaced to Queen’s Medical Center following a traffic crash in Lihue Saturday afternoon.

The accident occurred on Kuhio Highway at 2:36 p.m. when the southbound motorcyclist crashed into a northbound SUV that was turning left into the Lihue McDonald’s. Traffic was at a stop when the motorcyclist drove between the two southbound lanes and crashed into the SUV, according to a county press release.

The motorcyclist, a 25-year-old Koloa man, sustained multiple injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the SUV and her passenger were not injured.

Following the crash, the northbound traffic was diverted to Hardy Street and the southbound traffic was re-directed to the northbound lane.

The highway was completely reopened at 5:45 p.m.

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