Kaka'ako pedestrian hospitalized in critical condition

Published On: Mar 21 2013 07:31:52 AM HST

Police shut down all ewa bound lanes and rerouted traffic onto Kamakee while they investigated a pedestrian crash on Kapiolani Boulevard in Hawaii.


A 24-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she was hit by a car in Kaka'ako, according to police.

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Kapiolani Boulevard and Ward Avenue.

Investigators say a 72-year-old man was driving a Toyota Corolla westbound in the far right lane on Kapiolani Boulevard when the car struck the pedestrian.

Police say she was not in a marked crosswalk.

Police shut down all Ewa-bound lanes and there was a detour onto Kamake'e Street while officers investigated.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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