A person involved in a single-car crash in Pearl City has died.
Twenty-two-year-old Nico Ballesteros of Waialua was originally hospitalized in critical condition after the car he was riding in hit a light pole at the intersection of Kuala St. and Acacia Road, fronting Walmart.
The accident was reported at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
A 21-year-old male driver was also hospitalized in serious condition.
HPD Lt. Bobby Towne said the driver was allegedly driving under the influence and without a license.
The driver was subsequently arrested Friday night at Queen’s Medical Center on the DUI charge, as well as on suspicion of first-degree negligent homicide.