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Fatal Crash on Kauai Kills 1, Injures 3

Fatal Crash on Kauai Kills 1, Injures 3

Kauai police are investigating a fatal crash on the Garden Isle. One man died and three people were injured - one critically. It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on Kuhio Highway in Kilauea south of Wailapa Road. Kauai police say a Ford pickup truck sideswiped a Jeep traveling in the opposite direction. The pickup truck then crashed into an oncoming Dodge SUV, causing it to overturn. The man driving the overturned SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger was taken to a hospital in critical condition, then medevaced to Honolulu. The man driving the Ford pickup and the woman driving the Jeep were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Kuhio Highway was reopened at 1:30 a.m.

 

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