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Critical accident on Moanalua Freeway

HONOLULU (KHNL) - A woman is in critical condition following an early morning accident, on Moanalua Freeway.

Police say the single car accident happened shortly about 2:40 a.m., near the Fort Shafter off-ramp. 

Initial reports indicate the car hit an embankment and tree, then flipped over.  Medics took the 20-year-old woman to the hospital in critical condition.  They also took a 17-year-old boy to the hospital, in serious condition.

The driver, a 20-year-old man, was treated for minor injuries. 

At this time, investigators believe speed and alcohol may be factors in the crash.  They also say the car may have been involved in a road race.

Police arrested the driver.  

 

 

 

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