A Makawao man died this morning from injuries sustained when the moped he was riding November 30th was hit by a truck on Olinda Road in Upcountry Maui. Thirty-six year-old Alika Kapuaala of Makawao has been in critical condition since the early-morning accident, and was pronounced dead this morning at Maui Memorial Medical Center.
Read the details of the crash here. The driver of the Toyota pickup truck that struck Kapuaala was not injured. This is Maui’s 21st traffic fatality of 2014, compared with 15 at this time last year.