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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Police seek driver in hit-and-run crash on freeway


Advertiser Staff

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This motorcycle was struck from behind by a car last night on H-1 Freeway. Police are looking for the car's driver, who they say fled the scene.

KENT NISHIMURA | Honolulu Advertiser

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Honolulu police are seeking the driver of a car that struck a motorcycle on H-1 Freeway last night and then fled the scene.

The operator of the motorcycle a 37-year-old Waipahu man is in fair condition with a broken ankle. He originally had been taken to The Queen's Medical Center in critical condition.

The collision took place shortly after midnight.

Police say the motorcycle was heading west and approaching the Ward Avenue overpass when it was hit from behind by a white Toyota sedan.

Witnesses told police the car had been speeding and weaving.

Police said the motorcycle operator was wearing a helmet and that speed, alcohol or drugs were not factors in his actions.