HPD investigates cause of Makaha crashUPDATED 5:47 PM HST Jun 16, 2013Video Transcript
Alcohol was available at the party of mostly minors... That's just one of the new details unfolding from upset parents of teenagers in the crash off Farrington Highway yesterday. KITV4's Nana Ohkawa reports. Investigators are trying to piece together Friday morning's accident that's left one person dead and four teenagers in serious condition. It happened in Makaha off Farrington Highway near the Makua Cave. A parent of a teenage girl injured in the crash told KITV4 her daughter went to the 16th birthday party for friend Jamaica Ibalio at a house in Waianae. The daughter said alcohol was being served there...she told her mother the party got too crowded so some planned to meet at Yokohama Bay. The mother said 3 vehicles packed with teenagers headed out to the bay...and that's when the pick-up truck with her daughter crashed and shortly after burst into flames. Most of the passengers fled the scene as police arrived. 36:14 WE TALKED TO SOME OF THE PASSENGERS THAT WE LOCATED LATER. THE DRIVER WHO MAY HAVE BEEN DRINKING WAS DRIVING ERATICALLY, LOST CONTROL and HIT SOME ROCKS 3625 GFX Kamea-lohana-keka i-au Wilbur-Delima was the driver of the pickup truck who turned himself in to police after fleeing the scene. The 18- year-old was arrested for negligent homicide, accidental death, and 4 contempt charges. Parents are still left wondering why alcohol was available for the teenagers at the party. Nana Ohkawa KITV4 News. The investigation is on going. Wilbur-Delima's court date is set for Monday for his contempt charges.