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Driver accused in 'intentional' hit-and-run charged; bail set at $1M

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The driver of a vehicle who's accused of plowing through a group of teens Tuesday, critically injuring an 18-year-old woman, was charged Saturday with first-degree attempted murder.

Malik Morton, 20, was also charged with second-degree attempted murder and terroristic threatening

His bail was set at $1 million.

Morton turned himself in at the Alapai police station Thursday afternoon.

His lawyer says his client is innocent.

Alisha Brown, 18, was critically injured in the incident, which happened early Tuesday outside a party in Ewa Beach. Several others were also injured.

Police and witnesses said the driver of the vehicle intentionally drove through the group of teens, after leaving the party following an argument. Brown was thrown into the air by the impact.

On Friday night, police recovered the vehicle involved in the crash in Whitmore Village. It had significant damage to the hood and its windshield was shattered.

Anyone with information on the incident can call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300 or text *CRIME on a smart phone.

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