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Bicyclist Critically Injured Below Ulupalakua Ranch

January 21, 2012, 3:18 PM HST
* Updated January 21, 4:19 PM
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Ulupalakua, file photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

A Maui bicyclist was critically injured in a morning accident below Ulupalakua Ranch this morning.

The accident was reported at 10:20 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2012 along the highway, and downhill from the ranch.

The bicyclist, described as an elderly male, struck a guardrail and fell about 10 feet down a ditch, according to accident reports.

Authorities with the Maui County Paramedics Association say man was medivaced to Maui Memorial Medical Center with chest injuries and multiple traumatic injuries to his extremities.

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Officials say the individual was a recreational bicyclist and not involved in a downhill tour.

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