Woman taken to hospital after Tuesday night wreck

LIHUE — No serious injuries were reported after two cars collided at the intersection of Ahukini Road and Kapule Highway Tuesday night.

A Toyota SUV was traveling north on Kapule Highway when a Lexus SUV, heading south, attempted to turn left onto Ahukini Road about 9 p.m., according to the Kauai Police Department.

The Lexus struck the Toyota, causing major damage to both cars.

The driver of the Toyota, a 42-year-old woman from Kapaa, was taken to Wilcox Medical Center to be treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to a release.

The driver of the Lexus did not sustain injuries.

Traffic was diverted from the intersection until around 11:45 p.m. so crews could clear the scene.


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