HONOLULU (KHON2) — A late night car crash on the Moanalua Freeway has left one person dead and two others hospitalized.
The incident occurred around 11:15 Tuesday night. According to police, speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.
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All westbound lanes on the freeway from Middle St. to Fort Shafter were closed for a couple of hours.
Police say the car driven by a 21-year-old woman was speeding when it lost control and hit the median.
Two passengers were thrown from the car.
Police say a male passenger was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where he later died.
Another passenger, a 22-year-old man is in serious condition. The female driver, also in serious condition, was placed under arrest for negligent homicide, DUI and driving without a license.
An investigation is on-going.