Speed appears to be a factor in critical crash in Kahuku

Speed appears to be a factor in critical crash in Kahuku
(Source: Hawaii News Now)

KAHUKU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 38-year-old man was critically injured in a crash in Kahuku late Sunday, according to Honolulu police.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. on Kamehameha Highway near Marconi Road.

Police said the man was speeding down the highway when he lost control and drove up a grass embankment.

The vehicle then rolled back onto the road and crashed into a tree, ejecting the victim.

Authorities say speed appears to be a contributing factor, but they are still investigating if alcohol or drugs played a role.

This story may be updated.

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