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Man arrested after critical crash near Makapuu Lighthouse

MAKAPUU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police arrested a 75-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in connection with a vehicle accident that critically injured another man on Kalanianaole Highway.

Hawaii Kai resident Aisea Vulangi was arrested at 1:20 p.m. for negligent injury but was released pending investigation.

Officials said he was driving near Makapuu Lighthouse around 4 p.m. on Monday when he saw a woman crossing the street and swerved to avoid hitting her. The driver instead hit a 43-year-old man who was standing near his SUV. The man suffered a serious leg injury and was transported to a local hospital.

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