Pearl City crash victim identified as 22-year-old Waialua man - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Pearl City crash victim identified as 22-year-old Waialua man

Police investigate critical accident near Walmart. Police investigate critical accident near Walmart.
Traffic camera shows critical accident near Walmart. Traffic camera shows critical accident near Walmart.
PEARL CITY, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

[Update]

The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man killed in the car crash Thursday morning as 22-year-old Nico Ballesteros of Waialua. 

[Update 9:00 a.m.]

Police confirmed the 21-year-old driver of the Honda Accord was traveling down Kuala Street and hit a traffic signal pole. He was transported to the Queen's Medical Center in serious condition while his 22-year-old passenger is in critical condition. Police plan to arrest the driver for allegedly driving under the influence and without a license. 

HPD opened a negligent injury case following the incident.

The intersection of Kuala Street and Acacia Road has been reopened.

[Original story]

Honolulu police have closed Kuala Street and Acacia Road near Walmart to investigate a vehicle accident that happened on Thursday.

One person is in critical condition and one person in serious condition after the accident happened at around 4:30 a.m., according to police.


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