Witness: Waikele car fire stemmed from police chase

Published On: Oct 07 2013 07:12:17 AM HST
Updated On: Oct 07 2013 10:33:14 AM HST

A witness caught amazing video of a burning car that crashed in Waikelee that was said to have started from a police chase.

WAIPAHU -

A 25-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition after a car fire in Waikele early Sunday morning, according to Emergency Medical Services officials.

A witness at the scene said the car caught on fire after a crash that stemmed from a police chase.

It happened near the intersection of Lumiauau Street and Hopoe Place just before 12:30 a.m.

Police say the Honda Civic was stolen.  The driver, Kristopher Kresge, has been charged in the incident.

Kresge was seen driving recklessly before hitting a light pole.  He is being held on $20,000 bail.

PHOTOS: Waikele car fire

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