Car overturns in Wailua

  • Guthrie Scrimgeour / The Garden Island Kaua‘i Police Department officers block off Kamalu Road in Wailua Homesteads after a car overturned Monday afternoon.

WAILUA HOMESTEADS — A woman was transported to a Mahelona Hospital for treatment after her car overturned off Kamalu Road Monday afternoon, police said.

At about 1:45 p.m., a caller reported an overturned vehicle in a stream off Kamalu Road, near Wailua Homesteads Park.

Kaua‘i Fire Department, Kaua‘i Police Department and American Medical Response medics responded to the scene, pulling a woman from the overturned vehicle and transporting her to the hospital.

As of 3:30 p.m., KPD had blocked off the street at the corner of Opaeka‘a and Kamalu roads and were diverting traffic.

This is an ongoing investigation.

This story was updated to correct where the victim was taken.


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