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Man critically injured by wrong-way driver on H-2 freeway

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    All northbound lanes of the H-2 Freeway between the Ka Uka offramp to the Mililani Mauka exit have been reopened following an early morning head-on collision that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition.
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A 44-year-old Waipahu man was critically injured this morning when his vehicle was hit by an SUV going the wrong way on the H-2 freeway.

Police arrested the driver of the wrong-way SUV on suspicion of drunken driving.

Police said the victim was traveling north on the freeway when his Mazda pickup truck was hit head-on by a southbound Toyota Sequoia just after 5 a.m. one mile south of the Meheula Parkway overpass.

The victim was pinned in the cab of the truck.

The 37-year-old driver of Sequoia received minor injuries.

Th northbound lanes of the H-2 Freeway from Ka Uka offramp to the Mililani Mauka exit were closed for several hours.

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