Police: Driver intentionally caused fatal Ewa crash

Police: Driver intentionally caused fatal Ewa crash

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police say a driver intentionally caused a fatal Ewa crash last week, and have reclassified the case as a murder.

The crash left the driver and a passenger in the vehicle dead.

According to police records, the crash Oct. 2 happened when the driver intentionally plowed into a rail pillor in the West Loch area.

The vehicle burst into flames moments after impact. When emergency crews arrived on scene, flames had engulfed the vehicle.

The bodies of the driver and passenger were nearly burned beyond recognition, authorities said.

Identities of the driver and passenger haven’t yet been released.

The motive behind the crash is also unclear at this time.

This story may be updated.

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