Police investigating trio of weekend crashes
A driver who hit a pedestrian and fled in Iwilei is sought
In addition to the crash in Waialua that left two teenagers dead, one woman was killed and two men critically injured in three other traffic accidents since Friday night.
In Waimanalo, a motorcycle hit an oncoming minivan in front of the McDonald's on Kalanianaole Highway yesterday afternoon.
The motorcycle was headed toward Waimanalo as the van was trying to make a left turn, police said.
Fire Capt. Chris Ah Mook Sang said the 20-year-old male driver of the motorcycle and a 22-year-old female passenger were thrown onto the hood of the van. They were not wearing helmets.
The woman was taken to the Castle Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.
The 20-year-old was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, Emergency Medical Services spokesman Bryan Cheplic said.
An infant in the van was also taken to the hospital as a precaution, Ah Mook Sang said.
Police shut down Kalanianaole Highway in both directions between Hihimanu and Poailima streets for hours while the crash was investigated.
Shortly after the Waimanalo crash, a 21-year-old man driving a mo-ped on Kamalei Street in Kapolei slammed head-on into a car. Cheplic said the car was not moving.
The man was taken to Queen's in critical condition. Traffic investigators were at the crash scene last night.
Friday night, a hit-and-run driver critically injured a man crossing the street in Iwilei, police said.
The accident happened about 10:38 p.m. near 888 North King St.
The man was not in a crosswalk, police said.
His identity and age were not released last night.
He was taken to Queen's, where he later upgraded to serious condition.
Police are asking for the public's help in locating the driver who fled the scene. Witnesses can call traffic police at 529-3499.