Witness recounts Nanakuli car chaseUPDATED 7:45 PM HST Jun 21, 2013Video Transcript
One minute he was on his motorcycle, the next he was lying seriously injured on the black asphalt. Good evening, I'm Paula Akana. And I'm Yunji de Nies. A Maili man says he's thankful to be alive after an alleged car thief crashed into his motorcycle. KITV4's Cam Tran has the exclusive and dramatic story. :17 :38 This was the chaotic scene Tuesday when cops and bystanders take down an alleged car thief , Kawailani Makaena in Nanakuli, following a car chase and crash. Demont Conner shot this dramatic video of the arrest.. DEMONT CONNER, WITNESS IN: 7:12 I HEARD SOMEONE SAY "CATCH HIM CATCH HIM, HE'S TRYING TO RUN AWAY" HE'S RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF ME I CAN HELP MAKE THE ASSIST TO GET THE GUY DOWN 7:25 Conner also captured the passenger getting arrested... KITV viewer Clifford Oliveira saw that video and says the same guys hit him! Oliveira IN: 7:59 EXTREME AGONY, EXTREME AGONY. I WAS SWEATING. I WAS IN MAJOR PAIN. With his right leg in a bandage and arms hooked up to an i-v Clifford Oliveira describes the mayhem on Farrington Highway ... CO IN:6:00 THE CAR WENT RACING OFF IN THE WAIKIKI DIRECTION POLICEMAN WAS CHASING, I WAS SITTING THERE ON MY BIKE WAITING FOR TRAFFIC FOR IT TO MOVE AGAIN AND I DIDN'T HEAR NOTHING, THEN SUDDENLY HE APPEARED ON MY RIGHT SIDE AND HIT ME. The next thing he knew. Oliveira was on the ground. CO IN: 2:26 MY LEG GOT SMASHED BETWEEN THE MOTOR AND THE BUMPER OF THE CAR, THAT'S HOW COME MY LEG IS ALL SMASHED UP. The 51 year old says he saw the passenger of the sedan stuck in the car. CO IN: 7:19 HIS HANDS AND HIS HEADS WERE TOWARD THE GROUND AND STUCK BY THE SEAT AND WRAPPED UP, HE COULDN'T GET OUT, HE WAS LAUGHING LIKE HE COULDN'T GET OUT, LIKE IT WAS A GAME. IN: 7:33 I GAVE HIM SOME SWEAR WORDS AND I TOLD HIM I WAS GONNA GO OVER THERE AND DO SOMETHING BUT MY LEGS GAVE OUT AND THAT WAS IT FOR ME. Eventually the passenger ran away just before bystanders ran in to help Oliveira off the highway and into an ambulance. CO 23:45 I JUST WANT TO THANK ALL THE GOOD PEOPLE OUT THERE WHO HAVE ALL THAT ALOHA WHO CAME TO HELP, WITH THE 9-1-1 CARRYING ME OFF THE ROAD AND STOP THE GUYS FROM RUNNING- THANK YOU PEOPLE. SHAKA! 23:54 As for the two suspects he has this to say. CO IN: 10:38 YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE TO ANSWER TO GOD, WHEN YOU DO BAD THINGS IN YOUR LIFE, IT WILL COME BACK TO YOU. CAM TRAN, KITV 4 NEWS.