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Sparks fly from a vehicle barreling down Ala Wai Boulevard before crash

During the entire ordeal, HPD confirmed 17 vehicles total had been damaged.
Published: Nov. 14, 2021 at 10:59 AM HST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2021 at 4:39 AM HST
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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Witness video showed sparks flying out from under a vehicle moments before a crash in Waikiki early Sunday.

Honolulu police said it happened around 12:15 a.m.

Emergency crews were called out to the scene along Ala Wai Boulevard near Lipe’epe’e Street.

The vehicle was seen zooming down the road before crashing into vehicles parked along the shoulder. During the entire ordeal, HPD confirmed 17 vehicles total had been damaged.

Authorities say only one person was injured, the 34-year-old man driving the vehicle. He suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for further treatment.

Police believe the driver may have been drunk.

Police have opened a DUI investigation along with a damaged vehicles case.

HPD says if injuries are bad enough they might just forward the information to prosecutors and don’t necessarily need the actual person in jail. At last check, the investigation was ongoing and the suspect has not yet been booked or charged with a crime.

At least two parked vehicles were damaged in the crash.
At least two parked vehicles were damaged in the crash.(Nate Serota)

This story will be updated.

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