A Kahului teen is in critical condition today after being struck by a car Tuesday night.
Maui Police report that a 2006 Toyota Corolla sedan was travelling south along South Papa Street at around 8:40 p.m. The 40 year-old driver failed to see the teen – who was walking within a marked crosswalk at the Kea Street intersection. The 16 year-old boy sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Maui Memorial Medicsl Center in critical condition.
The Toyota driver was wearing a seat belt. Air bags did not deploy. The involvement of speed, drugs and alcohol have not been determined. The accident remains under investigation.