HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu Police are searching for a driver involved in a moped crash that seriously injured two riders.
Officials said the crash happened around 7 p.m. on Kapiolani Avenue when a male driver of a Ford pickup truck attempted to make a left turn onto Pumehana Street and collided with a moped.
Authorities said two 19-year-old women riding a moped were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash and were taken to hospital in critical condition.
Police said the male driver of the truck then fled the scene and has not yet been identified.
At this time, police said speed does not appear to have been involved in the collision. It is unclear if alcohol or drugs were factors.
Any witnesses are asked to call the Honolulu Police Department’s Traffic Division, Vehicular Homicide Unit at (808) 723-3413.
The investigation is ongoing.
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