Five teens are lucky to be alive – but one of them is in critical condition after a single vehicle crash in Makawao Monday.
Maui Police say the accident happened just before midnight last night at Makani Road and Pau Hana Road. The collision occurred as a Toyota Tundra pickup truck, traveling north on Makani Road, lost control around a turn and overturned on the roadway, ejecting two of its rear seat passengers.
An 18 year-old male, who was seated in the front passenger seat was uninjured in the collision.
The 18 year-old male operator, along with a 16 year-old female seated in the rear seat sustained non-life threatening injuries. Also, a 17 year-old female seated in the rear seat was ejected and sustained non-life threatening injuries.
But a 16 year-old female, seated in the rear seat of the pickup truck, was also ejected and suffered critical life-threatening injuries. The four injured were transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for further treatment.
The involvement of speed, drugs, and alcohol are still pending as the investigation is ongoing.