Motorcyclist seriously injured in single-vehicle (motorcycle) collision on Henry Street fronting Niumalu Marketplace Monday evening (December 28th).
Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) and Nevada (Henderson) Team
The Hawaii Fire Department (HFD) along with the Hawaii Police Department (HPD) responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Henry Street fronting the Niumalu Marketplace in Kailua-Kona Monday evening (December 28th).
The initial call came in at 7:05 pm Monday evening and HFD Crews from the Kailua Fire Station along with HPD Officers from the Kona Patrol responded to the scene located on Henry Street near the signalized intersection of the new Niumalu Marketplace in Kailua-Kona.
Upon the arrival of emergency crews, reports came in from bystanders reporting a motorcyclist (described as a male in his 50s operating a 2018 Grey Kawasaki Motorcycle) had collided with a traffic signal post on Henry Street. Bystanders immediately began to provide basic medical care to motorcyclists following the collision and awaited the arrival of emergency crews. It was noted the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
Once emergency crews arrived at the scene, HFD Medic took over medical treatment of the motorcyclist and later transported the male patient to the Kona Community Hospital, where his condition was listed as serious at the time of transport.
HPD continues to investigate the incident.