Police investigating critical crash in Aiea involving wrong-way driver
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police and emergency crews responded to a car crash involving two vehicles in Aiea early Saturday morning.
Officials said a 19-year-old adult female motorist was traveling southbound on the Hickam overpass in the wrong direction when she collided with a 28-year-old male motorist traveling northbound.
The 28-year-old adult male motorist lost control and struck the concrete wall before going airborne over the wall and coming to rest on its roof on the H1 West Freeway / Arizona Memorial off-ramp below the overpass.
Authorities say the 28-year-old adult male motorist was transported via Honolulu EMS to an area hospital in critical condition.
The 19-year-old adult female motorist was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.
Police say the female motorist was arrested for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant.
At this time, alcohol appears to be a factor in this collision. It is unknown if drugs or speed is a contributing factor.
The investigation is ongoing.
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