Man seriously injured after car strikes telephone pole

NUUANU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 57-year old man is in serious condition after the car he was apparently driving struck a telephone pole near Nuuanu.

Officials say it happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning on Pauoa Road.

Emergency Medical Services say he was traveling at a "high rate of speed."

The victim was transported to a local trauma center.

No other injuries were reported.

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