Pukalani man, 70, dies after late April motorcycle crash

Vierra was in Paia motorcycle crash on April 27

Published  11:28 AM HST May 21, 2013
WAILUKU, Hawaii -

Maui police say a 70-year-old Pukalani man who was in a motorcycle crash in Paia last month has died from his injuries.

Investigators say on April 27, Allen L. Vierra Sr. was riding his motorcycle heading northbound on Baldwin Avenue.  At around 10:42 a.m., he lost control of the motorcycle and went down on his left side about 0.2 miles south of Puakou Place.

Vierra suffered critical injuries and was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center and remained there for further treatment.

On Tuesday at around 2:35 a.m., Vierra succumbed to his injuries.

This is Maui County's eighth fatal crash of 2013 compared with 13 at this time last year.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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