6 injured in single-car accident in Waianae

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WAIANAE, Hawaii (KHON2) — A man is fighting for his life after a car crashed on Farrington Highway in the Waianae area.

It happened just before 4 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 12.

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Police say the vehicle was going west bound on Farrington Highway at a high rate of speed while it was making a right turn onto Orange Street. The car lost control, veered right of the roadway, hit a concrete curb, plowed through an open lot, went through a fence, hit some trees, and then it went over a concrete wall of another property where it came to rest.

EMS crews say six people were injured. When EMS arrived there were five people there. One person got out of the car on his own. Four were thrown from the car.

Police say two were hospitalized in critical condition. The other men were between 15 to 18 years old that were taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The sixth person who was not there when EMS arrived called 911 almost an hour later, and was taken to the hospital.

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Police say speed appears to be a contributing factor to the accident but it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were also contributing factors.

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